Negotiators for AFSCME District Council 47, Philadelphia’s municipal union that represents City of Philadelphia, professional, technical, administrative employees, and supervisors has tentatively agreed to a new three-year contract. The tentative agreement would be retroactive to July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 and guarantees pay increases each year of the contract.
The tentative agreement retains the current DC 47 members in a defined pension plan.
There will be a ratification meeting on Wednesday, June 20th at 6:00pm, location TBD.
President Fred Wright Talks to WURD’s Barbara Grant about DC 47 Contract Talks With City.
AFSCME International Secretary Treasurer Elissa McBride is in Philly going out canvassing with AFSCME DC 47 members prior to the Tuesday, May 15 primary election. She spoke to some of the workers prior to going out canvassing.
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione visited with the brothers and sisters earlier.
William DelPino conducted training for brothers and sisters concerning their fiscal responsibilities. He spoke about the specifics of District Council and Locals auditing issues, record keeping, tools to assist in that process, as well as other issues that deal with union’s fiscal accountability.
Brothers and Sisters,