11/1/23: More FREE Covid Tests

Get an additional four or eight free COVID tests from the federal government.

Labor Notes Newsletter: 10/20/23

Please see the latest edition of Labor Notes newsletter.

DC47 Knocking On Doors

Rain.. What rain!? DC47 members were out and about door knocking in Philly the weekend of 9/23, talking to workers about the power of standing together & joining the #Union.

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.

President Biden Visits UAW Picket Line

History made. As he stands with striking @uaw auto workers, @potus is now the first sitting U.S. President to visit a picket line.

Guardian: Strikes The Best Thing That Could Happen

"Auto workers, writers, actors, Starbucks workers, Amazon workers, UPS drivers, flight attendants - labor isn't a special interest. It's all of us."

CBS Sunday: Unions Get You Pay Equity

You want equity in the workplace??? Get yourself a Union!

Staff The Front Lines Job Fair: 8/21

City Of Phila. & AFSCME officials, including DC47 President April Gigetts, urged people to apply for public service jobs at a job fair in Center City.

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!

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. ❤

AFSCME: The Union Difference

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

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.


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