The AFSCME International Executive Board has adopted the attached resolution addressing the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact. AFSCME is hard at work implementing the comprehensive resolution.
"The important work being done by Karen and Lisa on the front lines of this fight is truly incredible and just one of thousands of examples of the vital contributions AFSCME members are making every day throughout New England and across the country," said Council 93 Executive Director Mark Bernard. "The work at this one testing site alone will make a significant difference in ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and therefore, will ultimately save lives."
Newly-filed legislation in Massachusetts would provide retroactive time and a half compensation to ALL PUBLIC EMPLOYEES who are required to work outside their home during the state of emergency period declared on March 11.
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AFSCME Council 28 member Mike Yestramski, president of WFSE, described some of the challenges facing behavioral health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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AFSCME EMS workers in New York City are exhausted but continue to serve.
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In Tucson, Arizona, AFSCME Local 449 member John Duran is fighting for more protective equipment for his co-workers and a written COVID-19 plan from management.
We at Council 93 know how hard you work each and every day on the job. As your Executive Director and your President, we want to assure you that we are continuously striving to match your hard work by finding new, better and more efficient ways to provide you with the quality representation and service that you deserve. Read More
Working within a diverse array of fields ranging from correctional officers to school cafeteria workers, Council 93 members are a vital component of the essential public services that keep our states, municipalities and public facilities safe, clean, and running smoothly. Read More
As an AFSCME member, you know you always have an advantage at the bargaining table. But did you also know your AFSCME membership can provide you with a big advantage when you shop? Through the AFSCME Advantage Program, you can secure big discounts on everything from travel to cell phone service. Read More