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The European Advantage

At an American dinner table, no topic is more divisive than Europe. To those on the left of the dinner table, our allies across the Atlantic are models for the...

AFSCME Women spreading knowledge and raising awareness

The largest-ever AFSCME Council 13 Women’s Conference is 600 attendees strong, with more than 100 first-timers. This year’s Women’s Conference, on top of being a tremendous educational experience for all...

Gov. Wolf line-item vetoes budget bill

AFSCME Council 13 applauds Governor Tom Wolf’s line-item veto of House Bill 1460, an unbalanced budget bill sent to him by the GOP-controlled legislature. The line-item veto allows Wolf to...

District Council 83’s “My Bike” trust fund continues to grow

Variety: The Children’s Charity held a “My Bike” presentation at Capital Area Intermediate Unit in Central Pennsylvania, where seven children received their new adaptive bikes, including a child of an...

Lasik

Member Value All in-network providers are contracted to extend the following discounts: 15% off standard prices OR 5% off promotional prices. EXTRA MEMBER VALUE: LasikPlus, the featured provider, has locations...

Free webinar: Treasurer Training

This training is for current or aspiring local treasurers, presidents, and trustees. Review the Financial Standards Code of AFSCME and develop the skills to make sure your local is...

Scholarships

A variety of union scholarships are available to AFSCME members, their children, and grandchildren of RPEP (Retired Public Employees of Pennsylvania) members. Included are the following: AFSCME/UNCF Union Scholars Program...

Rally to save Polk Center planned for Labor Day

WHAT: Rally to save Polk State Center. WHO: All are welcome! This decision affects countless lives in the community and beyond. We need as many people as possible to...

Save Our Centers: Download flyers for DHS hearings on closure of Polk, White Haven Center

On August 14, 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) announced the closure of Polk State Center and White Haven State Center. These centers are the homes of...

AFSCME joins fight against Spotted Lanternflies in PA

Governor Tom Wolf joined Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA), Penn State University and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) at a...