Tag Archives: AFSCME

Poverty Rate of Philadelphia City Workers Doubles under Mayor Nutter

A new Temple University study has found that city workers in Philadelphia are twice as likely today as they were in 2007 to have incomes that fall below the poverty guideline for a family of four when wages are adjusted … More after the jump

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AFSCME President Compares Philly Mayor Nutter’s “Bullshit” Union-Busting to Walker, Kasich, & Snyder

AFSCME President Lee Saunders did not pull any punches this morning at AFSCME’s 2013 Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. In front of more than 600 AFSCME members, Saunders railed against Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, comparing Nutter to anti-labor Republican Governors … More after the jump

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AFSCME Endorses Critz over Altmire

Continuing his long-running labor endorsement trend, Congressman Mark Critz today announced that he received the endorsement of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).  AFSCME Council 13 has 65,000 members in Pennsylvania.

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