AFSCME DC47 Political Endorsements

Check out our political endorsements for the 2020 U.S. General Election!

BECOME A POLL WORKER IN PHILLY!

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via: City Commissioner Omar Sabir

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

VIRTUAL Labor Day Celebration 9/7

Join the Philadelphia AFL-CIO in celebrating labor & workers ONLINE on Sept. 7th!

Philly: It's Census Time!

Fill out your census information to help make sure our essential services are properly funded!

Sign Letter: Show support for Union at Art Museum

Take a minute to sign on to a support letter for a union at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

PMA Union gets City Council Support: 6/22

See this letter of support from City Council on forming a union at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Statement on George Floyd's Death: 6/6

Please see our statement on the death of George Floyd.

Biden: Workers holding country together right now

Former Vice President Joe Biden joined AFSCME President Lee Saunders during a tele-town hall on Friday 6/12 to emphasize the importance of protecting essential public services during the health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic...

DC47 @ Social

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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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AFSCME DC47 Political Endorsements

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BECOME A PHILLY POLL WORKER!

Your help is needed now more than ever. Serve your community. Be a champion of democracy. Earn $250 this election.

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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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VIRTUAL Labor Day Celebration 9/7

Join the Philadelphia AFL-CIO in celebrating labor & workers ONLINE on Sept. 7th!

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Philly, It's Census Time!

Fill out your census information to help make sure our essential services are properly funded!

Take Census Now

Sign Letter: Show support for a Union at Art Museum

Take a minute to sign on to a support letter for a union at the Phila. Museum of Art.

Sign Letter

AFSCME Legislative Update: 7/17

Check out weekly Legislative Updates from AFSCME.

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UNUM: Voluntary Benefits 7/6-7/17

These VOLUNTARY benefits are available for OPEN Enrollment July 6 to July 17: (1) Individual Short Term Disability Insurance (2) Accident Insurance (3) Critical Illness Insurance (4) Whole Life Insurance (5) Hospital Insurance.

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Statement on George Floyd 6/6

Please see our statement on the death of George Floyd.

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Biden: Workers holding country together

Former Vice President Joe Biden joined AFSCME President Lee Saunders during a tele-town hall on Friday 6/12...

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City Contract Extension: 6/1/20

Please see this City contract extension document.

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DEA Granted Power to Surveil Protesters

Protestors have continued to brave city streets—despite being shot with rubber bullets, tear-gassed and brutalized. Yet, they are soon to face another obstacle due to...

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AFSCME Statement on George Floyd 5/31

Please see AFSCME's statement on George Floyd.

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City Contract Update: Bonus Memo 5/28 (rev)

City Employees: Please see this memo from the City of Philadelphia about contract agreement bonuses.

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Primary Election Endorsements 2020

Please see these Primary Election Endorsements selected by the DC47 PEOPLE Committee & voted on by the DC47 Delegates. This list includes candidates who will stand up for working people.

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STAY SAFE! Vote From Home

See this voter information from the City of Philadelphia regarding new options to vote in US elections from your home!

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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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COVID-19 Grief & Loss

Traditionally, when a loved one passes, we pay tribute to their memory, share our grief, and mourn our loss by gathering at a funeral, Shiva, wake, memorial or through in-person visits. However, with the social restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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PA Coronavirus Resources

From US Senator B. Casey: There continues to be a lot of concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Pennsylvania and across the country. I'm reaching out to share some resources to help you, your family and your community navigate the challenges of these extraordinary times...

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Save USPS!

The USPS is a lifeline for many Americans -- and especially during the COVID-19 crisis, millions will rely on the Postal Service for everything from mail-in ballots to life-saving medications. Congress must provide ample funding to revive the USPS in its next stimulus package....

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