News from afscme district council 33

Jul 12, 2013, 13:30 ET

District Council 33 President issues negotiations challenge to Mayor Nutter: "Show up, in person, and let's bargain in public."

 Pete Matthews, the President of AFSCME District Council 33, took to the airwaves today on talk radio station WURD-900 AM and issued a...

May 21, 2013, 17:17 ET

City workers, other unions and community groups to protest at National Conference of Mayors meeting hosted by Mayor Nutter.

AFSCME Secretary Treasurer Laura Reyes, District Council 33 President Pete Matthews, District Council 47 President Cathy Scott, along with...

May 09, 2013, 08:30 ET

City Workers living in poverty doubles under Nutter; City Workers take their case to City Council

 A recent Temple University study demonstrated that the number of city workers living below the poverty line has doubled under Mayor Michael...

Apr 29, 2013, 13:47 ET

AFSCME District Council 47 President Cathy Scott to testify to City Council on City Worker Poverty Study

 AFSCME DC 47 President Cathy Scott will return to City Council to focus Council's attention on a recent Temple University Report demonstrating...

Apr 23, 2013, 08:13 ET

City workers to attend City Council budget hearing

 AFSCME District Council 33 President Pete Matthews and AFSCME District Council 47 President Cathy Scott will present testimony on Mayor...

Feb 06, 2013, 08:30 ET

AFSCME District Council 33 President Pete Matthews to hold press conference to respond to Mayor Nutter's lawsuit at PA Supreme Court seeking to impose contract

Mayor Nutter has filed a lawsuit in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seeking a ruling allowing him to impose the City's last contract proposal on...

Feb 05, 2013, 17:37 ET

AFSCME District Council 33 President Pete Matthews to hold press conference to respond to Mayor Nutter's lawsuit seeking to impose contract

Mayor Nutter has filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas seeking a ruling allowing him to impose the City's last contract proposal on...

Jan 31, 2013, 08:30 ET

They're Back! AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47 to hold Candlelight Vigil for a Fair Contract at Home of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

 Mayor 1% Nutter continues to refuse to settle fair contracts for the members of AFSCME District Council's 33 and 47. In response AFSCME...

Jan 17, 2013, 10:00 ET

Thousands to rally on Independence Mall to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. by standing for a Better Philadelphia for ALL

Dr. King's dream of a just society that protected the rights of working families is under attack in the City of Brotherly Love. With that in...

Dec 20, 2012, 08:30 ET

AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47 to join the Grinch to deliver nearly 2,000 postcards to Mayor 1% Nutter calling for a Better Philadelphia for All

 Today the Grinch will be joined by members of AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47 and other City unions, religious, social justice and...

Nov 19, 2012, 19:45 ET

Philadelphia continues to take their message to Mayor Nutter

Thousands of Philadelphians, representing a cross-section of the city took their message of "enough is enough" to Mayor Michael Nutter at the...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:30 ET

AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47 to Picket Marian Anderson Award Event at Kimmel Center

AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47, representing thousands of Philadelphia City workers, will be holding a demonstration at the Marian Anderson...

Nov 14, 2012, 18:15 ET

Hundreds of workers converge on the Mayors house to shine light on his 1% agenda

Hundreds of hard-working Philadelphians take their message directly to Mayor Michael Nutter's house, which was "We rejected Mitt Romney's 1% agenda...

Mar 07, 2012, 11:34 ET

AFSCME District Council 33 To Hold Rally for a Fair Contract Tomorrow at Love Park, 15th St. and JFK Blvd.

   AFSCME District Council 33, the City Workers Union representing over 10,000 City workers, will be holding a Rally for a Fair...

Sep 20, 2010, 16:05 ET

City Worker Unions Rally for Fair Contract; Call Mayor Nutter 'Dictator' for Failing to Settle Agreement with District Councils 33 and 47

Hundreds of City municipal workers, members of AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47, today staged a Fair Contract Rally at the Pennsylvania...

Sep 20, 2010, 08:41 ET

AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47 to Hold Rally for a Fair Contract at Sestak Fundraiser Featuring President Obama

AFSCME District Councils 33 and 47, the City Workers Unions representing over 13,000 city workers, will be holding a Rally for a Fair Contract...

Mar 24, 2010, 10:39 ET

AFSCME District Council 33 Calls on City Council to Hold Hearings on Soda Tax and Trash Fee Proposals

Pete Matthews, the President of AFSCME District Council 33, the City Municipal Workers Union, today called on Philadelphia City Council to pass...

Dec 21, 2009, 13:34 ET

Membership of AFSCME District Council 33 Praised for Blizzard Cleanup Efforts; Budget Cuts Blamed for Limiting Services

Pete Matthews, the President of AFSCME District Council 33, the City Municipal Workers Union, today praised the members of District Council 33...

Jan 16, 2009, 15:00 ET

Union Announces Election

Note: The following release has been issued by AFSCME District Council 33. As per agreement with the Department of Labor, no other statements will...

Aug 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

District Council 33 Members Ratify One-Year Contract With City of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of AFSCME District Council 33, the largest union of City workers in Philadelphia,...

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