It is no secret that our health insurance costs have continued to rise year after year, while covering less and less. The ones who are feeling the pain are the dedicated state and municipal workers who are faced with uncertainty and confusion as plans are constantly changing.
Every year AFSCME Council 93 members help prepare their communities for the holiday season. Starting in early October and right on through to New Year's Day AFSCME members are setting up generators, stringing lights, decorating, putting up trees, directing traffic and crowds, and working to make the holidays festive. Their hard work helps make the holiday season a happy and joyous time.
Real freedom is having your hard work result in a decent living, having time to take a loved one to the doctor or attend a parent-teacher conference, and the ability to retire with dignity. But for decades, working people have been falling behind. Today, despite being more productive than ever, we are working longer hours for less money and fewer benefits. And despite promising to make things better, some politicians seem obsessed with making things worse most recently by trying to take away our health care and vital public services.
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AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders is asking congressional leaders to first seat Alabama Sen.-Elect Doug Jones before voting on their disastrous tax cut plan.
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Public service workers can better advocate for their communities and for each other when they come together in unions, as a Florida case illustrates.
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The latest round of right-wing attacks on working people is putting the dream of higher education further away than ever.
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