Governor Baker has signed into law a bill that extends OSHA protections to public employees working in municipalities, public higher education, quasi-public agencies and authorities like the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. The bill cleared the legislature earlier this month with the strong support of AFSCME Council 93, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO, MassCOSH, and other public-sector unions. It was signed by Governor Baker on March 9th.
AFSCME Council 93 is accepting registrations for our next Financial Standards Code/Treasurers Training to be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza in Nashua, NH. This training provides an excellent introduction to, and overview of, the important financial responsibilities of local union officers.
A dedicated group of private-sector human services workers are looking forward to a brighter future for themselves, their families, and the people they care for, after taking the courageous step of forming a union with AFSCME Council 93.
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New Mexico public service workers are celebrating pay raises for state workers, made possible by AFSCME’s effective advocacy.
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Joyce Hobbs, March’s #TBT candidate and a member of AFSCME Retirees, is following in her mom’s union footsteps.
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Proponents of so-called “right to work” often use lofty language to sell their agenda, but the truth behind right to work is much uglier. It was started in the Jim Crow South of the 1940s by a self-described white supremacist.
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