Mayoral Candidates Respond To DC 47 Questions

Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham were two of the candidates responding to questions from DC47 members.

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Fish Fry Brought Together Members, Family, Friends and Politicians

The DC 47 PEOPLE Committee held their Fish Fry Fundraiser and raised money for their legislative and political activities.

PEOPLE is Public Employees Organized to Promote Legislative Equality.
PEOPLE is also the official name of AFSCME’s political action committee and is registered with the Federal Election Commission. Federal law and some state laws prohibit the use of union dues money to support political candidates. Campaign contributions by AFSCME to these candidates must come from a separate voluntary fund.

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DC 47 Members March on MLK Day

DC 47 Members and Retirees rallied and marched along with thousands of others in MLK Holiday protest from Philadelphia School District Administration building on North Broad Street to center city.

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year Brothers and Sisters. We accomplished many things in 2014 including the ratification of many of our contracts. Right now, we are still working on getting a new contract with the Philadelphia Housing Authority. We enrolled 300 new members in 2014 and hope to continue our efforts to grow our union in 2015. Let’s continue to pull together, to assist Brothers and Sisters in DC 47 and work in solidarity with other working men and women, to build the union movement in 2015.

In Unity,

Fred Wright, President DC 47

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Good Times With DC 47 at Temptations

It was a real party at Temptations for DC 47 members and guests.

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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.

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