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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.

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!

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.

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.

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 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

AFSCME

Local 590

About US

Check out out who we are & what we stand for.

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Our Staff

Need representation at work? See our contact info below!

Calendar

Check out what is happening at Local 590 & DC47.

Contract

See your Local 590 Union contract: 2021-2026

Contact Us

Need to get a hold of 590? Contact us today.

590 Officers

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Yvonne Harris

PRESIDENT

e-mail: yharris@dc47.org

 

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John Hogan

VICE PRESIDENT

e-mail: hogan590@yahoo.com

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Eli Baum

SECRETARY TREASURER

e-mail: elibaum@gmail.com

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Robert Harris

RECORDING SECRETARY 

e-mail: rharris@dc47.org

590 Executive Board

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Jenell Breitenbach

Lloyd Frank

Shawn Jasper

590 Union Stewards

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Area 1: Biddle Law Library

Steward:

Evan Silverstein

Alternate:

Elizabeth Boch

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Area 2: LIBRA

Steward:

Joe Kishman

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Area 3: Health Sciences Libraries

Steward:

Charles Hardy

  • Health Science Libraries
  • Biomedical Library
  • Levy Dental Medicine Library
  • Attwood Veterinary Medicine Library
  • New Bolton Center Library
  • Morris Arboretum Library

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Area 4: Annenberg, Fisher Fine Arts...

Steward:

Kathryn Schaeffer

Alternate:

Kirby Bell

  • Annenberg
  • Fisher Fine Arts
  • Chemistry
  • Math/Physics/Astronomy
  • Museum
  • ROTC
  • University Archives and Records Center
  • Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

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Area 5: Area Studies Technical Services...

Steward:

Shawn Jasper

Alternate:

David Johnson

  • Area Studies Technical Services
  • Cataloging
  • Metadata Services
  • Physical Processing
  • Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text & Image
  • Digital Assests Management
  • Kislak Center for Special Collections
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Area 6: Acquisitions, Access...

Steward:

Faith Anderson

Alternate:

Susan Gavin-Leone

  • Acquisitions, Access, & Licensing
  • ER Cataloging
  • Monographic Acquisitions
  • Resources & Licensing
  • Lippincott Library
  • Music Library
  • Resource Sharing Services
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Area 7: Facilities Management...

Steward:

Jenell Breitenbach

Alternate:

Ben Webster

  • Facilities Management
  • Building Security
  • Delivery Services
  • Mail Room
  • Access Services
  • Circulation
  • Serials/Periodicals
  • Stacks
  • Library Technology Services
  • Research and Instructional Services

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AFSCME Local 590


1606 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

p:  215.893.3733
f:   215.985.2720
yharris@dc47.org