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Job Posting: Regional Organizer

June 20, 2017

Job Posting: Regional Organizer

In compliance with the current Pennsylvania Independent Council Staff Union (PICSU) Agreement, Article 2, Seniority, Section 7, Job Posting, notice is hereby given of an available Regional Organizer position in the AFSCME...

Protected: Pension reform bill passes House, to be signed by governor

June 8, 2017

Protected: Pension reform bill passes House, to be signed by governor

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June 7, 2017

Organizing Victory!

The Sergeants and Corporals (1st Level Supervisors) employed at the Lancaster County Prison voted yesterday by a count of 15-2 for representation with AFSCME District Council 89. This brings 19 employees to AFSCME ranks!...

Pension reform bill passes in state Senate

June 6, 2017

Pension reform bill passes in state Senate

On Monday, June 5, the Pennsylvania state Senate passed Senate Bill 1, a bipartisan pension reform bill that is expected to make its way through the House and to Governor Tom Wolf’s...

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May 31, 2017

AFSCME Local 2163 raises $1,300 for Variety’s “My Bike” program

AFSCME Council 13, its district councils and local unions have been a major part of Variety’s “My Bike” program, which provides adaptive bikes to disabled children in need in Pennsylvania, as well...

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May 24, 2017

AFSCME Local 3530 members fill Millcreek Township Supervisors meeting

AFSCME members from Local 3530 (Millcreek Township) are in the midst of tough contract negotiations with township supervisors. The township signed two extensions since the contract expired at the end of 2016,...

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May 22, 2017

AFSCME members receive Governor’s Awards for Excellence

On Monday, May 22, 37 Pennsylvania state employees were recognized for their outstanding service to the citizens of the commonwealth with the Governor’s Awards for Excellence. Among those 37 people were 13...

AFSCME member at Millersville University loses life on the job

May 19, 2017

AFSCME member at Millersville University loses life on the job

On Wednesday, May 17, longtime groundskeeper and AFSCME Local 2421 member at Millersville University Michael Keefer passed away after what appears to be a tragic accident on the job. Keefer, who worked...

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May 9, 2017

Council 13 thanks the everyday heroes in corrections and healthcare

This week, we honor some of the most vital and dedicated members of the workforce, nurses and correctional officers. National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and National Correctional Officers & Employees Week...

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May 4, 2017

AFSCME Council 13’s heroes convene in Hershey

Public service employees do tough jobs every day that keep people safe and make communities happen. Those jobs are often thankless, and those who perform them seldom seek recognition. For those reasons...