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!

Newsletter: Union Herald- June 2021

Check out our latest DC47 newsletter. It includes important updates from AFSCME DC47 & some great union member spotlights.

Our Union family is growing!

Welcome our newest bunch of cultural workers to the DC47 union family: Penn Museum Workers United.

Rally 6/12: Celebrate Philly Essential Services

We are the heart of soul of Philadelphia's essential services and we should be proud of our hard work and service to our great city.

Come and celebrate this important work for a community that we love!

Labor for Black Lives: George Floyd Vigil 5/25

Join the Philadelphia labor movement in remembering the life of George Floyd.


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.

AFSCME Legislative Update: 5/21/21

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

Vaccines & Summer Safety Tips

Watch this union video for important vaccine information & Summer safety tips.

Vybe Vaccine Center

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Independence LIVE, located at 1919 Market Street. No cost vaccine is available by appointment to anyone 18 and older who lives or works within the Philadelphia city limits.

Primary Election Endorsements

Please see DC47's Primary Election Endorsements that support working families on May 18, 2021.

The Union Difference

See the ways that life is better with a #union!

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.

AFL-CIO: Pro Act Rally: 4/30

Join the AFL-CIO in rallying to protect the right to organize at the Pro Act Rally on Friday, April 30!

United Way of PA: Income Tax Assistance

For more than a decade, United Way has helped people easily and accurately file their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxes. Since 2009, more than 1.2 million people have used MyFreeTaxes and saved $250 million dollars in filing fees!

Labor Notes: April 2021

See the latest edition of the Labor Notes newsletter.

PETITION: Costco STOP Selling My Pillow

With Michael Lindell, the CEO of MyPillow, showing up at the White House in January with written notes to give to Donald Trump that were instructions to overturn the election by way of martial law. I no longer think a great company like Costco should allow MyPillow...

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!

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

Nicetown CDC: COVID Vaccines

Sign-up today to get a COVID Vaccine if you are:

  • Essential worker
  • 65 years old or older
  • 16-64 years old with an underlying health condition

You must pre-register by e-mail below or call: 215-329-1824 and bring proof of insurance.

AFSCME: Never Quit Award

We are honoring fellow members who demonstrate true dedication to their work. Do you have a co-worker who always takes great pride and goes the extra step in their work? Brings a smile to the faces of the people they serve or work with? Who never quits on doing the best job they can? Nominate a fellow AFSCME member for a Never Quit Service Award.

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!

Petition: Stop Judicial Redistricting

Sign this petition to keep politics out of our judicial system in Pennsylvania!

Support workers at Phila. Museum of Art

Please sign this petition to support new AFSCME union family at The Philadelphia Museum of Art and cultural workers across the United States!

Victory For Working People!



Guardian Nurses: COVID Fast Facts

Please see this information on COVID-19. Please stay safe,


Philly Magazine: Philadelphia's New Generation of Unions

Check out this great piece on the future of progressive unions in Philadelphia!

AFSCME DC47 Police Budget Resolution

Please see this important DC47 Police Budget Resolution: Fund City Services not the Militarizing of our Communities!

Statement on George Floyd's Death: 6/6

Please see our statement on the death of George Floyd.

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.

DC47 @ Social

Get the most up to date Union information through your favorite social media app! Find us today.

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.

AFSCME Local 54

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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