Welcome @ptmunited!

On 3/23 & 3/25 workers at Please Touch Museum overwhelmingly voted to join our union by 85%!

See how you can welcome these workers to the #union family.

PTMU Election 3/23 & 3/25

We have a #Union Election Thursday 3/23 & Saturday 3/25 at Please Touch Museum from 11:30am - 1:30pm.

PLEASE MAKE A PLAN TO #VOTE #UNIONYES!

Labor Notes Newsletter: 3/17/23

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

City Council Supports PTMU

See the letter from Phila. City Council to Please Touch Museum asking them to recognize the union.

PTMU Support Video: City Council 2/16

See City Councilmember Quetzy Lozada's testimony in support of @ptmunited!

Helen Gym For Mayor 2023

Please see DC47's endorsement of Helen Gym for Mayor of Philadelphia.

CDC: COVID Update 3/1/23

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

Support TUGSA Workers!

See how you can help TUGSA workers reach a contract at Temple University.

Welcome!

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FREE COVID Tests: UPDATE

Dec. 2022- Get an additional four Covid-19 tests free from the federal government.

DOE: 2023 Car Fuel Economy Portal

EPA gas mileage, safety, air pollution, and greenhouse gas estimates for new and used cars and trucks. Improve the MPG of your vehicle with our gas mileage tips.

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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.

AFSCME Legislative Update: Oct. 2022

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

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.”

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!

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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Welcome @ptmunited!

On 3/23 & 3/25 workers at Please Touch Museum overwhelmingly voted to join our union by 85%!

See how you can welcome these workers to the #union family.

More Info

PTMU Election: 3/23 & 3/25

We have a #Union Election Thursday 3/23 & Saturday 3/25 at Please Touch Museum from 11:30am - 1:30pm.

PLEASE MAKE A PLAN TO #VOTE #UNIONYES!

More Info

Labor Notes: 3/17/23

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

Read Here

City Council Supports PTMU

See the letter from Phila. City Council to Please Touch Museum asking them to recognize the union.

See Letter

PTMU Support Video: City Council 2/16

See City Councilmember Quetzy Lozada's testimony in support of @ptmunited!

See Video

Support TUGSA Workers!

See how you can help TUGSA workers reach a contract at Temple University.

Help TUGSA

Helen Gym For Mayor 2023

Please see DC47's endorsement of Helen Gym for Mayor of Philadelphia.

See Endorsement

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

CDC: COVID Update 3/1/23

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

See Update

FREE COVID Tests: UPDATE

Dec. 2022- Get an additional four Covid-19 tests free from the federal government.

Order Now

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

DOE: 2023 Car Fuel Economy Portal

EPA gas mileage, safety, air pollution, and greenhouse gas estimates for new and used cars and trucks. Improve the MPG of your vehicle with our gas mileage tips.

See Website

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

Stand with Ukraine

Stand with the families of the Ukraine.

#standwiththeukraine

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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

General Election 11/8 Endorsements

AFSCME endorsements for working families!

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

See Our Picks

Last Week Tonight: Union Busting

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

*EXPLICIT LANGUAGE WARNING*

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Philly Labor Day Parade & Celebration 9/5

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

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Video: PMA Rally 7/13/22

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

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!

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

PMA Rally: 6/14 Recap

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

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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Distribution From City Pension Adjustment Fund 2022

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

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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

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.

See Article

Art Workers Across Country Unionize

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

Listen Now

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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Report: Cultural Institutions SOLD OUT Workers

See this report and analysis from Cultural Workers United.

See Report

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

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.

See Here

Rental Assistance Tool

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

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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

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!

See Pictures

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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THE LATEST LEGISLATIVE INFO

AFSCME Legislative Update: Oct. 2022

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

See Update

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.

See Updates

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!

Sign Petition

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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