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Health Advocate: April 2018 Newsletter

-How to avoid costly medical bills

-Be good to yourself

-Strengthening families

& More!

4/20: National Day of Action Against Violence in School

Join us on April 20 to say:

NO MORE children murdered in our schools.

NO MORE parents sending a child to school who never comes home.

NO MORE teachers, coaches, principals, librarians, or any staff standing between students and a gunman.

NO MORE.

AFL-CIO: Demand Equal pay for equal work!

Sign the petition below.

"The Wage Gap that still exists in our country costs women workers millions of dollars throughout her lifetime. The labor movement exists as one of the largest grassroots movements for women's rights in history..."

Map to the middle class: Can educating kids about unions prepare them for the future of work?

Labor history is often missing from textbooks, but some schools are finding creative ways to teach economic justice.

City Contract Update: 3/27

Watch the latest UPDATE on City contract negotiations & 2187 events from Local President Bob Coyle.

Previous update 3/9: https://goo.gl/GbwACy

AFSCME Legislative Update: 3/23

Check out weekly Legislative Updates from AFSCME.

May Day Beef & Beer Dance Party 3/24

Support The Labor Movement - Fun and Sociability!

$25 per Person gets - Ice Cold Beer On-Tap, Hot Buffet Service with Roast Beef, Meatballs, and Pasta. Sandwiches, Salad, Sodas, Coffee & Tea and More. Live DJ, Music, Dancing... That's a Party!

Guardian Nurses: The Flame- March 2018

Check out the latest monthly edition of The Flame, provided by DC47 Guardian Nurses!

EPI: Black Women will be most affected by Janus

"...black women in particular could be hurt by [Janus], as they are disproportionately represented in public sector jobs. They make up 17.7 percent of public-sector workers, or about 1.5 million workers."

Our Freedom Under Attack: 2/26/18

In the United States Supreme Court, our freedom to negotiate better pay, benefits and job security as union members is under attack.

Working People's Day Of Action: 2/24

On Saturday, February 24, 11 cities will host the Working People’s Days of Action, including Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a rally taking place in Thomas Paine Plaza from 10 a.m. to noon.

Contract Update: 11/13/2017

An important Union contract update with the City of Philadelphia.

CALL TO ACTION: Protect PA Federal COurts

The Why Courts Matter - PA coalition is so thankful that many have committed to making phone calls to our elected officials as we advocate for independence, fairness, and diversity in our federal judiciary.

Before you make phone calls, you might want to read the following article on how our newest Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch giving conservatives the chance to virtually destroy American unions : CLICK HERE

Study: Economic Policy Institute- Unions Help Working People

Americans have always joined together—whether in parent teacher associations or local community organizations—to solve problems and make changes that improve their lives and their communities. Through unions, people join together to strive for improvements at the place where they spend a large portion of their waking hours: work...

Health Advocate: Traumatic Event Help

The shooting tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada has deeply impacted the local community and the nation. We wanted to remind you that Health Advocate experts are here to help members.

Contract Update: 9/18/17

An important Union contract update with the City of Philadelphia.

AFSCME 2187 Celebrates Labor Day 2017

There was marching, music, food, and dancing. Labor 2017 was a big hit in Philadelphia! Check out some of the 2187 members in action.

EPI: Who are today's union memembers?

As Labor Day approaches, we honor the labor leaders and working people throughout history who have fought for labor protections and a voice on the job. In 2017, unions continue...

Nominate Chera Kowalski for AFSCME Never Quit Award

We are encouraging members to nominate AFSCME 2187 member, Librarian, Chera Kowalski of McPherson Square Branch of The Free Library of Philadelphia, for her outstanding public service for her work with the opioid epidemic in Philadelphia and saving lives. 

AFSCME Judicial Panel Ruling: July 12, 2017

Check out the complete ruling, background, and details.

AFSCME Free College Benefit

It’s AFSCME’s mission to give you every advantage to get ahead. That’s why we’ve partnered with Eastern Gateway Community College. Through the AFSCME Free College benefit, you and your family members can now earn an associate degree completely online–for FREE.

NYT: Why Millennials Should Lead the Next Labor Movement

Check out this piece in the New York Times from Daily Show writer Kashana Cauley.