DC47 General Election 11/7 Endorsements

#VOTE. Check out our endorsements of candidates for the General Election that stand with working people & their families! Candidate questionnaires posted.

Phila. Zoo Workers Focused on Animal Welfare & Staff Safety

We love our #Philly Zoo family! See this great article from the Phila. Inquirer on their latest contract deal.

NBC10: AFSCME Turns Passion for Arts into Career

DC47 #Union member Ari Gutierrez-Sanchez talks to NBC10 about programs that she runs at Phila. Museum of Art to bring art to Philly kids, & how unionizing the museum allowed a passion for art to turn into a career!

AFSCME: Staff The Front Lines Hiring Event 8/21

We know that public service jobs are something to be proud of. AND they’re often good #union jobs that provide workers with good benefits, safer working conditions, job stability and retirement security. Check out job opportunities on 8/21!

RSVP: Philly Labor Day Parade & Celebration 9/4

Let's celebrate our community with #Labor friends & family! See the celebration details for the events at Penn's Landing.

Labor Notes Newsletter: 8/11/23

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

PHL Coalition To Oppose Hate: M4L Counter Events

Hate group Moms For Liberty is hosting a conference in Philly over the next week, with Donald Trump as a speaker. We stand with our workers at the Free Library and support equality.

So Proud Of AFSCME Union Family at Free Library!

So very proud of our @afscme union family working at the @freelibrary. Supporting the Philly community is what we do. ❤

PMWU: Ratify Contract 6/26

WE HAVE A CONTRACT! Members voted 96% in favor of the tentative agreement. We fought hard for what we deserve, and we won. As the first in a wave of new union organizing @uofpenn, we are proud to attest: #UnionsBelongAtPenn !

AFSCME: The Union Difference

More and more people are discovering all that the union difference has to offer.

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.”

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

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.


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


Local 397