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Council 13 Scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to the 22 winners of the 2020 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program! $15,000 in scholarships were awarded to the children and grandchildren of Council 13 members and retirees...

AFSCME Next Wavers in Laurel Highlands provide meals to children, elderly, and veterans

As schools and day cares closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, AFSCME Laurel Highlands Next Wave Chapter in District Council 83, along with AFSCME Retiree Fred Kuzma, cooked and...

Facts About Act 120 and Senate Bill 1

Facts About Act 120 What is the problem? Pennsylvania faced an imminent “pension spike,” meaning employer (the state) contribution rates were headed to a 500% increase, which would have cost...

David Fillman reelected, David Henderson elected AFSCME International Vice Presidents

By acclamation, AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman was reelected and AFSCME District Council 85 Director David Henderson was elected as International Vice President of AFSCME. “I have...

Free webinar: Learn to participate in a GoToMeeting

Has someone asked you to participate in a GoToMeeting? Did you say no because you weren’t exactly sure how it worked or what it was? If so, this is...

Now more than ever: Honoring heroes in corrections and nursing

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman issued the following statement: This week marks a time when we honor two professions that are among the most crucial to public...

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME Council 13 supports Wolf Administration enforcement of social distancing measures

Harrisburg, PA (May 11, 2020) – Governor Tom Wolf announced on Monday that his administration intends to “stay the course” with its social distancing measures and impose penalties on...

Thank you to all the military veteran AFSCME members who continue to serve the public in their work every day

AFSCME members’ work on and off the job touches people’s lives in more ways than most realize. Whether serving the public at work, vigorously volunteering in their communities or serving...

#AFSCMETOO: 2019 Council 13 Women’s Conference

As the #MeToo movement has reshaped America’s workplaces, politics and society as a whole, AFSCME women have continued to make strides in all of those areas and beyond. Hundreds...

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME Council 13 continues to urge Congress, White House to come to an agreement on comprehensive COVID-19 relief package

Harrisburg, PA (October 13, 2020) – AFSCME Council 13 continues to urge the White House to work with Congress to quickly deliver crucial funding to states, cities, towns and...