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CDC Study: Unvaccinated Death More Likely

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CareerLink Pennsylvania

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Fair Districts PA: Website

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

Phila. AFL-CIO: Labor Day Parade 2021

Come celebrate Labor Day 2021 with your union family! Contact your Local to RSVP.

COVID-19: Why Is Delta So Dangerous?

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

Rental Assistance Tool

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

AFSCME Legislative Update: 8/6/21

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

AFSCME Scholarship 2021: Winner at DC47!

See the essay from Justin Hart, a Local 2186 member's son that won a college scholarship from AFSCME. Great job, Justin!

Labor Notes Newsletter: 8/6/21

See the latest union news and information from Labor Notes.

Unions Power America Contest

Union Plus is thanking union workers for getting America back on its feet. See how you could win up to $15,000.

PAC Fund: Fish/Chicken Fry

Check out our next political fundraiser on August 22, 2021.

CDC Update: 7/19

See the latest COVID-19 update from the CDC.

PAC Fund Raffle Winners: July 2021

Raffle Prize Winners:

  • 1st- Bob Coyle: 55 inch TV
  • 2nd- Tina Harris: $200 Gift Card
  • 3rd- Steve Barron: Gift Basket

Pass The Family Care Act

See details on how you can help get paid family leave benefits for all working people.

Former Smokers Wanted

The City of Philadelphia is now looking for help from former smokers to participate in private focus groups.

COVID-19 Update: July 2021

See the latest COVID-19 update from DC47.

City of Phila: Virtual Work Update 7/1

City employees: Please see this summary of a meeting with the City RE: Virtual Work Policy.

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!

Newsletter: Union Herald- June 2021

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

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!

Our Union family is growing!

Welcome our newest bunch of cultural workers to the DC47 union family: Penn Museum Workers United.

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.

Vaccines & Summer Safety Tips

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

Vybe Vaccine Center

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Independence LIVE, located at 1919 Market Street. No cost vaccine is available by appointment to anyone 18 and older who lives or works within the Philadelphia city limits.

The Union Difference

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

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.

AFL-CIO: Pro Act Rally: 4/30

Join the AFL-CIO in rallying to protect the right to organize at the Pro Act Rally on Friday, April 30!

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

AFSCME: Never Quit Award

We are honoring fellow members who demonstrate true dedication to their work. Do you have a co-worker who always takes great pride and goes the extra step in their work? Brings a smile to the faces of the people they serve or work with? Who never quits on doing the best job they can? Nominate a fellow AFSCME member for a Never Quit Service Award.

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!

Petition: Stop Judicial Redistricting

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

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AFSCME: Free College Benefit

In this difficult time, AFSCME stands ready to support you and your family any way we can. That's why we wanted to extend a limited-time opportunity for members and eligible family members to earn a FREE bachelor's degree. Summer enrollment is open now and classes begin on May 18, so do not delay.

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*ALERT*

Sept. 23rd Contract Ratification POSTPONED.

CDC Study: Unvaccinated Death More Likely

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

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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.

See Details

Fair Districts PA- Website

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

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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.

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Phila. AFL-CIO: Labor Day Parade 2021

Come celebrate Labor Day 2021 with your union family! Contact your Local to RSVP.

See Details

AFSCME Legislative Update: 8/6/21

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

See Update

Rental Assistance Tool

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

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Labor Notes: 8/6/21

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

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Unions Power America Contest

Union Plus is thanking union workers for getting America back on its feet. See how you could win up to $15,000.

See Details

AFSCME Scholarship 2021: Winner at DC47!

See the essay from Justin Hart, a Local 2186 member's son that won a college scholarship from AFSCME. Great job, Justin!

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PAC Fund: Fish/Chicken Fry

Check out our next political fundraiser on August 22, 2021.

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CDC Update: 7/19

See the latest COVID-19 from the CDC.

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Pass The Family Care Act

See details on how you can help get paid family leave benefits for all working people.

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COVID-19 Update: July 2021

See the latest COVID-19 from DC47.

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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!

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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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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.

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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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City Of Phila: Virtual Work Update 7/1

Please see this summary of a meeting with the City RE: Virtual Work Policy.

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2187 Union Update: 7/1- City Contract

Please see this important Union update 7/1 from Local 2187 about City contract updates. Update text with video. Click see more.

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Vaccines & Summer Safety Tips

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

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#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

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Vybe Vaccine Center

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Independence LIVE, located at 1919 Market Street. No cost vaccine is available by appointment to anyone 18 and older who lives or works within the Philadelphia city limits.

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The Union Difference

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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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United Way of PA: Income Tax Assistance 2021

For more than a decade, United Way has helped people easily and accurately file their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxes. Since 2009, more than 1.2 million people have used MyFreeTaxes and saved $250 million dollars in filing fees!

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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

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Statement on George Floyd

Please see our statement on the death of George Floyd.

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Support workers at Phila. Museum of Art

Please sign this petition to support new AFSCME union family at The Philadelphia Museum of Art and cultural workers across the U.S.!

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AFSCME DC47 Police Budget Resolution

Please see this important DC47 Police Budget Resolution: Fund City Services not the Militarizing of our Communities!

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Philly Magazine: Philadelphia's New Generation of Unions

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