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The Record: Summer 2018 Newsletter

See the latest union news from AFSCME 2187!

8/15 Rally to save the children

2187 President Bob Coyle & 2187 Staff Rep. Cathy Scott attend a rally to push the Trump administration to return immigrant children to their families.

CONTRACT/RETRO PAY UPDATE 8/1: New details about retro pay

Please watch the message below from Local President Bob Coyle about NEW retro payment details.


Previous update 6/29:


Labor United To Free The Children Rally: 8/15

Bring your friends and family to fight to free detained children and reunite them with their families.

Health Advocate: Aug 2018 Newsletter

-How to make the most of your doctor visits

-Strengthen your resilience through self-care

-Build communication skills; improve social connections

AFL-CIO: News Bulletin July 2018

See the latest news from the Philadelphia Council of the AFL-CIO.

AFSCME Legislative Update: 7/20

Check out weekly Legislative Updates from AFSCME.

Guardian Nurses: The Flame- July 2018

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

City Contract: Summary of Memorandum of agreement 2017-2020

See an easy to read summary of the new Contract agreement here.

City Contract; Memorandum of agreement 2017-2020

View a full copy of the contract agreement that was ratified by the 2187 membership on June 20, 2018.

City Contract: Pension Changes 2017-2020

2187 members can view this chart to see how their base salaries and pension contributions will change with the Memorandum Of Agreement 2017-2020.

AFL-CIO: Executive Paywatch 2017

In 2017, CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies received, on average, $13.93 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO's analysis of available data. America's production and nonsupervisory workers earned only $38,613, on average, in 2017-- a CEO-to-worker pay ration of 361 to 1.

Health Advocate: Feeling Down? Get help

See this flyer on how to get help today.

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.

EPI: Black Women will be most affected by Janus

" 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."

AFSCME DC47 Legal Services: 2018 Summer Seminars

Check out these FREE seminars that are covered under your legal plan!

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.

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.