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Trustmark Voluntary Insurance deduction to be doubled, refunded due to error

The following statement was released by Trustmark. To summarize, an error occurred that will cause a double deduction to be taken from participating employees’ paychecks on the August 2...

AFSCME members recognized at PennDOT IdeaLink 20/20 Awards Ceremony

AFSCME members make the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) happen, and a few of those members were recognized at the IdeaLink 20/20 Awards Ceremony in Harrisburg. IdeaLink 20/20 is...

Trump administration sides against unions in major Supreme Court case

The Office of the Solicitor General, under the jurisdiction of President Donald Trump, submitted a brief in the Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case on Wednesday, siding against public employee...

Cedar Haven nurses set to strike on Friday

Members of AFSCME Local 2732 at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center, which include licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants, are set to strike on Friday, October 20. Director of AFSCME...

AFSCME Council 13, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania reach tentative agreement for four-year state employee contract

Negotiators for AFSCME Council 13 have reached a tentative agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a four-year contract for state employees. Council 13’s rank-and-file negotiators have spent the...

AFSCME License Plate Application

Application Directions Download Application Fill out Section A Sign the application, Section D Make check payable to ‘AFSCME Council 13’ in the amount of $40. Mail check and application...

Executive Director David Fillman testifies to PA House committee on public employee OSHA

On Monday, December 4, AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman testified to the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee in favor of House Bill 1082, which aims to extend...

AFSCME Council 13 endorses judicial candidates

On Tuesday, September 19, AFSCME Council 13’s Statewide Steering Committee met in Harrisburg to hear from candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court, and vote on who...

Supreme Court assault on workers’ rights begins with arbitration case

The United States Supreme Court ruled this week in the Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis case that companies may require workers to settle employment disputes through individual arbitration rather than...

AFSCME Council 13 signs three-year contract with NHS

AFSCME Council 13 signed a new three-year contract with Northwestern Human Services (NHS) on Tuesday. Executive Director David Fillman and Assistant to the Executive Director Darrin Spann, along with the...