Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:43:00 -0400
AFSCME Council 28 member Mike Yestramski, president of WFSE, described some of the challenges facing behavioral health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:49:00 -0400
AFSCME EMS workers in New York City are exhausted but continue to serve.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 16:24:00 -0400
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.
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 15:14:00 -0400
AFSCME members are going above the call of duty to keep their communities safe – and are looking out for one another in selfless and inspiring ways as this Kentucky example shows.
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:57:00 -0400
Hear from health care workers about their commitment to serve on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus.
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:32:00 -0400
What’s it like to be on the front lines as a health care worker? AFSCME President Lee Saunders and three AFSCME International vice presidents provide details.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:04:00 -0400
Home care workers, who take care of the most vulnerable members of their communities, are at high risk of contracting the coronavirus or infecting their clients.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:53:00 -0400
At a California hospital for sexually violent offenders, staff fear a coronavirus outbreak will wreak havoc on their patients.
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:41:00 -0400
Union leaders blast the U.S. Chamber of Congress for lobbying against President Donald Trump invoking the Defense Production Act.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:12:00 -0400
Cutting hazard pay for Maryland’s front-line workers who are fighting the COVID-19 crisis is a terrible idea, Gov. Larry Hogan.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:26:00 -0400
This Nevada member is helping out-of-work Nevadans pay their bills, put food on their table.
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:13:00 -0400
Patti Davidson, an Arizona paramedic, describes how she ventures into battle with COVID-19 without all the weapons she needs.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 18:37:00 -0400
Equipment shortage “horror show” should spur immediate action from the White House, AFSCME president says.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 16:46:00 -0400
The COVID-19 aid bill Congress is poised to pass will help, but public service workers are still lacking basic safety equipment on the front lines, AFSCME president says.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:12:00 -0400
OAPSE member Donna Ragland describes what it’s like on the front lines in Columbus, Ohio.
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:05:00 -0400
Behavioral health workers in New Jersey are bravely resisting union-busting tactics unleashed by their employer, SERV of Mercer County.
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:07:00 -0400
In one remote Arizona retirement community, EMS workers are watching and waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to strike.
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:41:00 -0400
Getting protective equipment is the top priority for a New York paramedic fighting the coronavirus.
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:22:00 -0400
Corrections and EMS workers demand help from the federal government.
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:06:00 -0400
The coronavirus outbreak hasn’t stopped many AFSCME Council 13 members from serving Pennsylvania communities.