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Scholarships for AFTPA families

Applications are being accepted from AFT Pennsylvania members and their families for union scholarship programs, which award up to $8,000 to eligible students. The PA AFL-CIO and Union Plus scholarship program applications are due Jan. 31, 2017, and AFT's Robert G. Porter Scholarship applications are due March 31, 2017. 

Join the Pennsylvania Labor History Society

Founded in 1973, the Pennsylvania Labor History Society (PLHS) is an organization that focuses on documenting and commemorating the history of working women and working men and their labor struggles in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

All PLHS members are volunteers and most are current and retired steelworkers, coal miners, postal workers, teachers, social workers, factory operators, office workers, textile workers, hotel and motel workers, and other workers and high school and college students. Membership is $10 for retirees, $20 for individual members, $40 per organization or $100 for a lifetime membership.

Make check or money order payable to the Pennsylvania Labor History Society. Mail check or money order along with registration form to:
Jim Young, PLHS Treasurer
2038 Susquehanna Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102

For information, contact Pennsylvania Labor History Society President Charles Lumpkins at 814-867-0368.

Download a membership form here.

Exclusive AFTPA benefit from Freedom Credit Union

AFT Pennsylvania members will receive $100 for joining Freedom Credit Union, which has been served educators in Philadelphia and Montgomery counties since 1934. Use this link to learn how to qualify for the limited-time, $100 bonus and how you will benefit by joining Freedom Credit Union.

AFT PLUS Member Benefits

AFT PLUS is the name of the member benefit programs available to AFT members and their families. Many of the programs are provided through Union Privilege, the benefit arm of the AFL-CIO; others are unique to AFT and are coordinated directly through AFT PLUS. Explore the site and learn more about the savings and services available to you as a union member.

Click here to learn more about AFT PLUS Member Benefits.