AFSCME Rally & Canvass 11/5

Join AFSCME President Lee Saunders, in our historic effort to protect our pensions/retirement, collective bargaining rights, and democratic freedoms this election!

General Election 11/8 Endorsements

AFSCME endorsements for working families!

Candidates suggested by DC47 PEOPLE Committee & voted on by our Delegates.

PMA Strike: WE DID IT!

PMA Union members ended their strike & ratified their first Union contract on 10/16 by 99% at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

AFSCME Legislative Update: Oct. 2022

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

Labor Notes: Oct. 21, 2022

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

CDC: COVID Update 9/26/22

See the latest update on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control.

Stand with Ukraine ❤️

Stand with the families of the Ukraine.

#standwiththeukraine

CBS News: Unions Are Cool Again

“an example of younger employees' interest in improved working conditions, & the increasing fortunes of labor collectives, despite corporations' anti-union tactics.”

Video: PMA Rally 7/13/22

WATCH: AFSCME members showed up in a sea of green at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

AFSCME DC47 Member Spotlight

It's time to show off your hard #Union work out on the frontlines! It is the members that make our #Union strong and we are proud of the work that our #Union family does every single day. Submit an AFSCME DC47 Member Spotlight candidate today!

Last Week Tonight: Union Busting

John Oliver on @lastweektonight discusses the mechanics of union busting.

*EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WARNING*

AFL-CIO: PASS The Pro Act

Stronger unions mean higher wages, safer working conditions and dignity for all people who work. Passing the PRO Act will be our first step to getting there. Use this form to tell your U.S. senators: Vote “yes” on the PRO Act.

The Union Difference

See the ways that life is better with a #union!

Congress: Fund the front lines!

Front-line public service workers put their lives on the line to save us. Don’t let Congress thank them with a pink slip. Pass state & local aid NOW! #FundtheFrontLines

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General Election 11/8 Endorsements

AFSCME endorsements for working families!

Candidates suggested by DC47 PEOPLE Committee & voted on by our Delegates.

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AFSCME Rally & Canvass 11/5

Join AFSCME President Lee Saunders, in our historic effort to protect our pensions/retirement, collective bargaining rights, and democratic freedoms this election!

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Labor Notes: Oct. 21

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

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PMA Strike: WE DID IT!

PMA Union members ended their strike & ratified their first Union contract on 10/16 by 99% at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

See Update

CDC: COVID Update 9/26/22

See the latest update on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control.

See Update

AFSCME DC47 Member Spotlight

It's time to show off your hard #Union work out on the frontlines! It is the members that make our #Union strong and we are proud of the work that our #Union family does every single day. Submit an AFSCME DC47 Member Spotlight candidate today!

Submit a Spotlight

Stand with Ukraine

Stand with the families of the Ukraine.

#standwiththeukraine

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CBS News: Unions Are Cool Again

“an example of younger employees' interest in improved working conditions, & the increasing fortunes of labor collectives, despite corporations' anti-union tactics.”

Watch Here

PMA_Union: WE'RE STRIKING!

On Friday, September 16, members of AFSCME DC47, Local 397, PMA Union will engage in a one-day Unfair Labor Practice strike.

JOIN US!

Strike Info

Philly Labor Day Parade & Celebration 9/5

Please join us for a Labor Day Parade and Celebration with #Union friends & family!

RSVP & Details

Video: PMA Rally 7/13/22

WATCH: AFSCME members showed up in a sea of green at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Watch Video

Last Week Tonight: Union Busting

John Oliver on @lastweektonight discusses the mechanics of union busting.

*EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WARNING*

Watch Video

FREE COVID Tests: 3rd Round

The Federal government has approved a 3rd round of FREE COVID tests. Order tests for your family today!

Order Now

Phila. Museum of Art Union: 7/13 Rally

Phila. Museum of Art workers are 23 months without a contract! Rally & stand with the workers!
Details & RSVP

AFL-CIO Survey: 2022

Take a moment to tell the AFL-CIO what matters to you in a quick online survey.

Take Survey

PA Primary Election Endorsements 5/17

PEOPLE Committee vetted candidates for office. Our DC47 Delegates are recommending these candidates that support working families.

Please #VOTE Tues. May 17th!

See Endorsements

PMA Rally: 6/14 Recap

WHAT A GREAT DAY! Check out our rally recap & livestream recording. <3
See Rally Recap

Phila. Museum of Art Union: 6/14 Rally

Phila. Museum of Art workers are 22 months without a contract! THIS. IS. NOT. OKAY.
Come make fun signs & rally!
Details & RSVP

Distribution From City Pension Adjustment Fund 2022

Please see this important information about an approved one-time distribution.

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RECAP: Standing w/ PMA Workers 4/1!

Hundreds of workers & community members rallied and marched in support of workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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AFL-CIO: PASS The Pro Act

Stronger unions mean higher wages, safer working conditions and dignity for all people who work. Passing the PRO Act will be our first step to getting there. Use this form to tell your U.S. senators: Vote “yes” on the PRO Act.

Take Action!

#fundthefrontlines

Front-line public service workers put their lives on the line to save us. Don’t let Congress thank them with a pink slip. Pass state & local aid NOW! #FundtheFrontLines

Take Action!

Support Letter for Workers at Museum of Art

See this support letter, from the PA State Senate, for cultural workers and working families at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

See Letter

International Women's Day 3/8

Celebrating women and their contributions to labor and workers everywhere on social media.

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Art Workers Across Country Unionize

Listen to this great NPR radio segment about: Arts workers across the country unionizing!

Listen Now

Truthout: A Unionization Wave

Cultural workers are organizing around the USA! They see the benefits of standing together to have a collective voice to negotiate with employers.

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Report: Cultural Institutions SOLD OUT Workers

See this report and analysis from Cultural Workers United.

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CareerLink Pennsylvania

Check out these great community resources to help you in the post-pandemic USA. Connect to jobs, housing relief, grants, and more in Pennsylvania.

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NY Times: Workers Have Upper Hand

“It’s like the whole country is in some kind of union renegotiation…right now it seems like workers have the upper hand."

Read More

AFSCME Supports Red Cross Workers

Front-line workers have kept their communities safe while often putting their own well-being on the line, especially during COVID-19.

See Article

Support Voter Registration & Education

The Phila. School District can play an important role in promoting democracy by establishing a policy for voter education and non-partisan registration within high schools.

Send Support Letter

AP: Student Loan Forgiveness

What’s behind push to make changes in student loan forgiveness?

Read Here

NO Fetal Cells in COVID Vaccines

Article to clarify social media misinformation that employees are using to try to get religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

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CDC Study: Unvaccinated Death More Likely

See the latest CDC study 9/10 about COVID-19 vaccines.

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COVID-19: Why Is Delta So Dangerous?

Find out why the COVID-19 Delta variant is so dangerous to the public.

Read Here

Rental Assistance Tool

Check out this great resource from AFSCME to help you when financial times get hard.

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Newsletter: Union Herald- June 2021

Check out our latest DC47 newsletter. It includes important updates from AFSCME DC47 & some great union member spotlights.

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Philly Public Services Rally 6/12: Photos

See pictures of us spreading love in Love Park on June 12, 2021 for Philly public services & its workers!

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The Union Difference

See the ways that life is better with a #union!

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CDC: Staying Safe When Fully Vaccinated

See this information from the CDC on safe activities that one can participate in once fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Vaccines & Summer Safety Tips

Watch this union video for important vaccine information & Summer safety tips.

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THE LATEST LEGISLATIVE INFO

AFSCME Legislative Update: Oct. 2022

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

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AFLCIO- Tell PA Legislators: NO Anti-Union Bills!

Anti-Union & Anti-public employee bills are being voted on June 7 in Pennsylvania! Contact your PA legislators TODAY and tell them to VOTE NO on anti-union bills:
-HB 844
-HB 845
-HB 2042
-HB 2048.

See Details

PA Primary Election Dates 2022

See these important dates and links for the Primary Election Tues., May 17, 2022 in Pennsylvania.

vote.pa.gov

Fair Districts PA- Website

See the latest redistricting news and updates from Fair Districts PA.

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Why PA House Bill 38 is BAD

Pennsylvania's judicial district bill would pioneer new lows in partisan gerrymandering. See why you should say "NO" to judicial gerrymandering!

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Petition: Stop Judicial Redistricting

Sign this petition to keep politics out of our judicial system in Pennsylvania!

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ACLU: Voting with Criminal Conviction

See how serving jail time for a felony conviction changes your rights to voting in PA.

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