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Nation: Why Are So Many Young People Joining Labor?

"A growing number of young people are joining and forming labor unions. Some call them “Generation U.”

DC47 Primary Election Endorsements

Check out our picks for endorsement in the Municipal Primary Election on May 16, 2023.

Inquirer: Penn Med Residents/Fellows Unionize

"Residents and fellows of Penn made history as the first house staff in PA to unionize, but that is just the beginning. Penn has a long history of resisting unionization by its employees, but it's a new era..." -CIRSEIU

Inquirer: Organizing at Penn Won't Stop

"As union-forming efforts proliferate at Penn, university workers say organizing "isn't going to stop."

Petition: Fair Pay at Penn!

Sign a petition to support fair pay at Penn Museum. #UnionsBelongAtPenn

Labor Notes Newsletter: 5/5/23

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

Inquirer: Rutgers Faculty Ratify New Contracts

"The new contracts bring to a close nearly a year of tense negotiations, which included a weeklong strike at the 67,000-student public flagship university — the first in the unions’ history..."

AFSCME: I Am Story Podcast

1968. Memphis, Tennessee. The heart of the racially segregated South. Black sanitation workers faced poverty wages and degrading, dangerous conditions on the job. The city refused to act. But after two sanitation workers were crushed...

Labor Jawn Podcast 4/3: PMAU

Catch our Local 397 Union members from the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the @LaborJawn podcast.

Each talk about the fight to form a Union & winning their first contract.

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!

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!

Check out our website which is great hub of #Union & #community resources.

FREE COVID Tests: UPDATE

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

PMAU

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 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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Our Staff

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Donald Deigh

PRESIDENT

e-mail: lovelaw@temple.edu

phone: 215-204-4751

 

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Vanessa Dash

1st VICE PRESIDENT

e-mail: vdash@temple.edu

phone: 215-204-1208

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Yanidaza Delvalle

2nd VICE PRESIDENT

e-mail: yanidaza.delvalle@temple.edu

phone: 215-678-4344

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Addisalim Hailu

SECRETARY TREASURER

e-mail: ahailu@temple.edu

phone: 215-204-4356

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Barbara Davis

RECORDING SECRETARY

e-mail: bjdavis@temple.edu

phone: 215-241-4545

 

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