Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:30:00 -0400
Maryland’s public defenders are gaining a voice on the job by building power through AFSCME.
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 19:16:00 -0400
Rather than resolving the coronavirus crisis, the White House is choosing to take possibly illegal actions. This is not what our nation needs.
Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:22:00 -0400
Management at Chicago’s “O” School has finally done the right thing and recognized the union that their workers have formed through AFSCME.
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 22:56:00 -0400
Labor leaders jointly called on the Senate to pass the House-approved Heroes Act, which includes nearly $1 trillion in federal aid to states, cities and towns.
Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:53:00 -0400
Veterans face a double whammy if the Senate fails to provide federal aid to states, cities, towns and school districts – loss of their jobs and loss of public services.
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:14:00 -0400
UNAC/UHCP welcomes 1,350 Northern California health care professionals after waging a successful organizing campaign despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:07:00 -0400
AFSCME members all across the country are pushing for state and local aid from Congress in what has become a true grassroots movement.
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 17:54:00 -0400
After Council 4 members speak up, Connecticut governor issues an executive order making front-line workers with COVID-19 eligible for worker’s comp coverage.
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 22:49:00 -0400
After years of being ignored, care workers are finally getting the respect and support they need. It’s high time.
Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:10:00 -0400
In new polls, voters in seven states express strong support for $1 trillion in state and local aid. And the support cuts across partisan lines.
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 20:34:00 -0400
The Republican coronavirus relief bill introduced this week “spectacularly fails to meet the moment,” AFSCME President Lee Saunders says.
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 18:26:00 -0400
In a crucial victory for labor, 40,000 child care providers across California have voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union through AFSCME and SEIU.
Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:24:00 -0400
New AFSCME ads urging the Senate to provide federal aid are going national today.
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 19:15:00 -0400
AFSCME members in Nevada mobilized against Gov. Steve Sisolak proposed furloughs, merit pay freezes and layoffs – and won. That’s the power of a union.
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:33:00 -0400
A new poll of Arizona voters shows overwhelming, bipartisan support – 75% – for federal aid to struggling states, cities, towns and school districts.
Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:05:00 -0400
A former Ohio governor and AFSCME President Lee Saunders asked AFSCME Retirees to call the Senate and demand aid for states and localities.
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 20:49:00 -0400
AFSCME joined Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey today to push Senate Republicans to approve at least $1 trillion in federal aid to states, cities and towns.
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 17:00:00 -0400
Under a settlement procured by AFSCME District Council 36, 70 former visitor service associates at the now-closed Marciano Art Foundation will be paid 10 weeks of severance.
Tue, 21 Jul 2020 19:08:00 -0400
This Never Quit Service Award winner helped lead a New York community from digital dark ages to the high-tech world of today.
Mon, 20 Jul 2020 19:46:00 -0400
We remember civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a friend of labor throughout his illustrious life and career.