PA Senate Bills Threaten Worker Rights

DC 47 Pres. Fred Wright opposes PA Senate Bills 166 and 167.


Impact of Affordable Care Act Repeal on Healthcare in Pa

President Donald Trump on Friday night signed an executive order aimed at trying to fulfill one of his most impassioned campaign promises: Rolling back the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The multi-part executive order stated that the administration’s official policy is “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — but at the same time emphasized that it must continue to uphold the law.

Congressman Bob Brady was one of the speakers at the Healthcare Rally.

Rally Supporting Affordable Healthcare


Hundreds rallied at Temple hospital on Sunday. Those in attendance are concerned about moves in Congress that threatens healthcare now available for millions of people in the nation.


DROP Program Agreement Details

Explanation of DROP Program Agreement’s Impact on Brothers and Sisters


Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health Awards For DC 47 Brothers

Brothers Dave Mora and Donnell Martin were awarded for their attention to health and safety concerns by PHILAPOSH on Friday night. DC 47’s Health and Safety Director Michelle Jamison introduced them.


DC 47 Locals Reach Agreement With City on DROP

Locals 810, 2186 and 2187 reached an agreement with the City of Philadelphia concerning the DROP Program.


DC 47 has newly elected Officers and Trustees

The unofficial election results from the District Council 47 election.



Our wages, benefits, working conditions, health and safety, and even whether we have jobs at all, are in the hands of officials who influence our future.

Health & Safety

There is nothing more important than staying safe on the job. Our lives depend on it. That is why, as AFSCME members, we have access to some of the best workplace health and safety resources available.


The Newsletter section includes the District Council 47 newsletter, as well as newsletters from the Locals and Health & Welfare.

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MLK Day March on January 16

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 16th – starting at 10am thousands from across the region will come together for MLK-DARE (Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment) 2017: March for a Better America. The March for a Better America will...

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