AFSCME Local 2865




v     A group of people united for a common purpose.


v     A Labor Union is a group of employees united for the purpose of collective bargaining with their employer over wages, benefits, and other conditions of employment.




v     American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees


v     AFSCME is the largest union in the AFL-CIO


v     AFSCME represents more than 1.3 million public sector workers in the United States.


v     In Pennsylvania, AFSCME Council 13 represents 75,000 state & non- state employees.


v     AFSCME is your EXCLUSIVE Bargaining Agent.


Rumors and talk come up all the time about the Union and District.  If you hear anything that you are not sure about please don't spread it.  Call a Steward, so they can research the item.  The Steward will find out the truth and report back to you.  Rumors and stories can start by anyone.  We all need to communicate with each other in a way that is proper and appropriate for the situation.  Bulletin boards are being setup, email accounts are being collected, meetings are being arranged so all Support Staff Employees have a chance to get the truth and facts.  Please remember that we all have to unite in order to maintain a good work environment.  Someday we all will have a GREAT work environment.  Things take time to work out.  NO ONE IS ALONE ANYMORE.