Local 1739

Covid Update For 1739 Members

Covid Update For 1739 Members

Vaccination is still the best remedy to stay safe from the COVID virus and our best chance to end the pandemic.  If you haven’t gotten a vaccination, please get one.   And we are now entering a period where Covid booster shots are being offered. The CDC has identified people with disabilities (including intellectual disabilities) among the people …

Important Voter Information

Important Voter Information

The next election season is practically here! Key dates to remember are: October 18 – Voter Registration Deadline October 26 – Mail-in Ballot Application Deadline November 2 – Election Day Apply for a mail-in ballot by 5pm on October 26, 2021, with a valid PA driver’s license or photo ID. You can also apply at …

AFSCME LOCAL 1739 UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2021

AFSCME LOCAL 1739 UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2021

Negotiation & Covid Impacts   JFCS AFSCME Local 1739 reached a tentative agreement with Jewish Family and Children’s Service on Wednesday, August 24th. The tentative agreement will be distributed to the JFCS membership for their ratification after the Labor Day weekend. SPIN COVID MODIFICATION On Thursday, August 25th, the union membership of Special People in …

News You Can Use!!

News You Can Use!!

The Philadelphia Office of Children and Families is offering summer opportunities and activities you don’t want to miss.  Check it out: Apply Now for a Summer Job Each year, Parks & Rec hires hundreds of seasonal positions, including recreation program assistants, and many lifeguards. Find out how to become a lifeguard. Apply for paid summer opportunities …

Member Spotlight: Ralph Medley, American Friends Service Committee, Director of Online Engagement

Member Spotlight: Ralph Medley, American Friends Service Committee, Director of Online Engagement

Ralph has been with AFSC for nearly 13 years as the Director of Online Engagement.  Ralph is committed to helping build online platforms that lift the voices of community members impacted by systems of oppression.  From photos to webinars, Ralph helps to advance the vision of the American Friends Service Committee “to create a just, …

It Runs In The Family

It Runs In The Family

We will regularly offer a shout-out to the leaders who demonstrate an understanding of the importance of unions and the work our people do.  We want to make wise decisions about the people who want to lead us. State Rep. Joe Hohenstein was elected to the Pennsylvania House on Nov. 6, 2018, representing the 177th Legislative …