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Last Week Tonight: Union Busting

John Oliver on @lastweektonight discusses the mechanics of union busting.

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Support Voter Registration & Education

The Phila. School District can play an important role in promoting democracy by establishing a policy for voter education and non-partisan registration within high schools.

PMA: Workers Deserve A Contract!

Send management a letter today! Workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art deserve dignity & respect with a Union contract.

AFSCME Legislative Update: Nov. 2021

Please see the latest Legislative Update from AFSCME International.

Labor Notes Newsletter: 10/29

See the latest union updates from Labor Notes!

PA NOW: Enough is Enough Rally 10/30

Rally & Solidarity Ride at City Hall in response to recent sexual assault on SEPTA. Public spaces must be safe. Public transit must be safe!

NY Times: Workers Have Upper Hand

“It’s like the whole country is in some kind of union renegotiation…right now it seems like workers have the upper hand."

Teen Vogue: Billionaires Barely Pay Taxes

See how they get away with it!

Report: Cultural Institutions SOLD OUT Workers

See this report and analysis from Cultural Workers United.

DC47 General Election 11/2/21 Endorsements

See our list of working family advocates that we are suggesting for political office on Nov. 2nd.

AFSCME DC47 Retirees Event

Making Connections Across Generations in the time of Covid

Friday, October 22, 2021

VIRTUAL: 5pm-7pm

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!

AP: Student Loan Forgiveness

What’s behind push to make changes in student loan forgiveness?

NO Fetal Cells in COVID Vaccines

Article to clarify social media misinformation that employees are using to try to get religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

CDC Study: Unvaccinated Death More Likely

See the latest CDC study 9/10 about COVID-19 vaccines.

CareerLink Pennsylvania

Check out these great community resources to help you in the post-pandemic USA. Connect to jobs, housing relief, grants, and more in Pennsylvania.

Fair Districts PA: Website

See the latest redistricting news and updates from Fair Districts PA.

COVID-19: Why Is Delta So Dangerous?

Find out why the COVID-19 Delta variant is so dangerous to the public.

Rental Assistance Tool

Check out this great resource from AFSCME to help you when financial times get hard.

Unions Power America Contest

Union Plus is thanking union workers for getting America back on its feet. See how you could win up to $15,000.

Pass The Family Care Act

See details on how you can help get paid family leave benefits for all working people.

COVID-19 Update: July 2021

See the latest COVID-19 update from DC47.

Our Union family is growing!

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

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: 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.

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Support Voter Registration & Education

The Phila. School District can play an important role in promoting democracy by establishing a policy for voter education and non-partisan registration within high schools.

Send Support Letter

DC47 Retirees President Report: Nov. 2021

Please see the latest report from AFSCME DC47 Retiree Chapter President Vanessa Fields.

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AFSCME Retirees

Join Retiree e-mail updates, text messages, read update newsletters and more from AFSCME International.

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Call for Lower RX Costs!

Call your elected officials to demand lowering prescription drug prices. Use the phone number: 844-515-2703.

Senior Safety Tips

From the Attorney General of PA- See these safety tips that seniors can take to protect themselves.

See Tips

Retirees Letter to Legislators

We support President Biden's plan to build back a better America.

See Letter

PA NOW: Enough is Enough Rally 10/30

Rally & Solidarity Ride at City Hall in response to recent sexual assault on SEPTA. Public spaces must be safe. Public transit must be safe!

See Details

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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NY Times: Workers Have Upper Hand

“It’s like the whole country is in some kind of union renegotiation…right now it seems like workers have the upper hand."

Read More

AFSCME DC47 Retirees Event

Making Connections Across Generations in the time of Covid

Friday, October 22, 2021

VIRTUAL: 5pm-7pm

Register Now!

DC47 General Election 11/2/21 Endorsements

See our list of working family advocates that we are suggesting for political office on Nov. 2nd.

See Endorsements

Report: Cultural Institutions SOLD OUT Workers

See this report and analysis from Cultural Workers United.

See Report

AP: Student Loan Forgiveness

What’s behind push to make changes in student loan forgiveness?

Read Here

NO Fetal Cells in COVID Vaccines

Article to clarify social media misinformation that employees are using to try to get religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

See Here

CDC Study: Unvaccinated Death More Likely

See the latest CDC study 9/10 about COVID-19 vaccines.

See Details

CareerLink Pennsylvania

Check out these great community resources to help you in the post-pandemic USA. Connect to jobs, housing relief, grants, and more in Pennsylvania.

See Details

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DC47 Retirees | Officers

Vanessa L. Fields

PRESIDENT

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

Thomas Paine Cronin

VICE PRESIDENT

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

Wanda Tuck

SECRETARY TREASURER

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

Eleanor Lundy Wade

RECORDING SECRETARY

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

DC47 Retirees | Executive Board Members

Cynthia Harmon-Williams

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

Phyllis Williams

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

Dominic Veneziale

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

DC47 Retirees | Trustees

Carol G. Stukes-Baylor

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

Sharon Dennison

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

Marlene Hill

e-mail: retiree@dc47.org

phone: 215-893-3765

 

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