Local 1739

Notice of Nominations for Delegates to AFSCME International Virtual Convention

Notice of Nominations for Delegates to AFSCME International Virtual Convention

In accordance with revised AFSCME Election procedures, AFSCME Local 1739 will be electing five (5) delegates to participate in the upcoming AFSCME International Convention to be held virtually on Thursday, August 13th, Friday, August 14th and Wednesday, September 2nd each day beginning at 2:00pm. To be eligible to be a delegate you must be a …

The Impact of COVID-19 on Philly’s African American Community

The Impact of COVID-19 on Philly’s African American Community

A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has shown that the COVID-19 virus is affecting Black Americans more than any other racial group. Across various states and cities (as well as in Philadelphia), the disproportionate hospitalization and death of Black patients demonstrates how health inequalities both persist and are exacerbated …

Census 2020: It’s a Big Deal for AFSCME

Census 2020: It’s a Big Deal for AFSCME

The 2020 Census is a big deal: for AFSCME members, our families, our communities and the public services we provide. Think of your morning commute: Census results influence highway planning and construction, as well as grants for public transit systems. Think of your local schools: Census counts help determine how money is distributed for programs …