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DC 47 Blog
We will keep you updated with information about our union members, our events and concerns, as well as political and other matters that impact the members of DC 47. This blog will feature your Brothers and Sisters, events that are sponsored by us and others that are of interest to our members. In addition, we will post general union related matters.
Councilwoman Helen Gym and DC 47 VP Ethelind Baylor City Council members Gym, Squilla, Parker, Reynolds Brown, Henon and Green co-signed this resolution RESOLUTION Affirming the strong support of the City of Philadelphia for public sector workers whose rights and...read more
Philadelphia City Council passed Bill 171109 and Resolution 171134 which will amend the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter with a provision of mandatory annual sexual harassment training for all City officers and employees. Introduced on December 14, 2017 by Councilwoman...read more
Sisters and Brothers: On Wednesday, March 7, at 5 p.m. EST, we will host a discussion with women leaders on the pervasive harassment both women and men confront at work and strategies to fight back. To have a meaningful conversation, we need to hear from you about the...read more
AFSCME's I AM 2018 initiative is about drawing inspiration from the heroes of Memphis and many others who died for our rights to have sick days/vacation days, fair wages, voting rights, equality on the job, women's rights, and the right to unionize. We are...read more
The Committee on Public Health and Human Services of the Council of the City of Philadelphia will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at 10:00 AM, in Room 400, City Hall, to hear testimony on the following item: Resolution authorizing the Committee...read more