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PennDOT Winter Operations

Posted on 12/09/2014 by Billy Kauffman


AFSCME has thousands of members in PennDOT making sure our roads are safe in all types of weather. With snow, rain and ice already wreaking havoc on Pennsylvania's 40,000+ miles (96,000+ snow-lane miles) of state-maintained roadways, PennDOT has released a video that takes a look at the amazing amount of time, effort and technology that goes into keeping our roads safe, as well as some tips for safe winter driving.


Don’t Miss Out On AT&T’s Great Deals for Union Members

Posted on 12/08/2014 by Billy Kauffman


AT&T is the only unionized national wireless carrier, and they want to help their union sisters and brothers save some money on their cell phones.

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Reminder: Know Your Numbers! Get a Wellness Screening While There is Still Time

Posted on 11/19/2014 by Billy Kauffman


The deadline is rapidly approaching for Commonwealth employees and their spouses to get a wellness screening through the PEBTF’s Get Healthy program in order to earn the health care contribution waiver for 2014-2015.

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2015 AFSCME Council 13 Women's Conference

Posted on 11/18/2014 by Jennifer George


AFSCME Council 13's 2015 Women's Conference will be held on March 6-8, 2015 at the Lancaster Marriott Penn Square, 25 South Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603.  The conference is themed women warriors.  Early bird registration cut-off is January 10, 2015 and final registration cut-off is February 10, 2015.  Click here for more information about the conference.


Post Election Message from Executive Director Fillman

Posted on 11/07/2014 by Jennifer George


First, I can’t thank the AFSCME leaders, members and staff enough for their hard work as well as sacrificing their free time in this mid-term election.  It was well worth the time and effort.  Also, congratulations to all the winners in Tuesday’s elections; some we endorsed, some we did not.

 

To say the results are a mixed bag would be an understatement here and nationwide.  First, Governor Corbett made PA history by being the first Governor to not win a 2nd term in 60 years.  We did not endorse Governor Corbett and it was not because we left him; he left us.  We endorsed him 2 times when...

 

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Congratulations Tom Wolf and Mike Stack

Posted on 11/05/2014 by Jennifer George


For the first time in over 40 years, history was made last night in Pennsylvania, as Tom Wolf defeated incumbent Governor Tom Corbett. AFSCME Council 13 would like to congratulate Tom Wolf on his win. Executive Director, David Fillman said, "This is a historic moment in Pennsylvania history, and i'm excited that the person who will actually look out for our Commonwealth's working families won.  We have a lot of work to do but we got the right person to work with.  Thank you to all our union sisters and brothers who worked so hard to get out the vote - it has certainly paid off."


Get Out To Vote Today - Nov. 4th

Posted on 11/04/2014 by Jennifer George


Today, November 4th the polls will open at 7 a.m. for the general election.  AFSCME Council 13 encourages everyone to exercise their right to vote.  Remember, you can NOT be denied the right to vote and you should NOT be asked to show any form of identification to vote.   If you need help finding your polling place click here.

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