Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:35:17 -0400
The AFSCME family mourns the workplace death of one of our members in Oregon.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 13:21:38 -0400
This year’s winner of the Gerald W. McEntee Scholarship juggles a full-time job, graduate studies and union activism.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:13:12 -0400
Many AFSCME Florida members help educate school children. This year, they also helped children get a good start in school by donating hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:44:56 -0400
Read about a budget consultant who’s infamous for shrinking budgets at the cost of essential public services.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:37:26 -0400
AFSCME mourns the loss of our brother Pedro Rodríguez-Mateo, a corrections officer in Puerto Rico, who was killed in the line of duty.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:50:42 -0400
It was a massive show of strength as more than 1,400 people stood together for a fair contract for Oregon Health and Science University workers.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:03:59 -0400
Find out how Chico, California, social worker Lance Ferris, a member of AFSCME Local 2620 (Council 57) and the winner of a Never Quit Service Award, used his training to stem trauma and offer comfort after the Camp Fire.
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:09:16 -0400
Summer time is protest time in upstate New York. Workers at Auburn Community Hospital are going public with their demands for a fair contract – and they have community support.
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 17:14:51 -0400
Putting profits over public health is just plain wrong, AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride said at last week’s Rally to Save Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia.
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:35:25 -0400
Guaranteed pay raises and no pension cuts are key provisions in a contract won by AFSCME District Council 36 members who work for the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts.
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:07:17 -0400
Divided presidential candidates were united over one issue at AFSCME Public Service Forum.
Sat, 03 Aug 2019 10:00:00 -0400
Presidential candidates will gather at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where they’ll face questions about their commitment to protecting public services and the working men and women who dedicate their lives to their communities.
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 17:56:26 -0400
Hear from workers who are heading from California to Nevada to attend the AFSCME Public Service Forum – what their expectations are, what they want candidates to focus on.
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 11:00:00 -0400
Public services will be the focus of a presidential candidate forum AFSCME is hosting on Saturday in Las Vegas.
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:46:39 -0400
It wasn’t easy, but EMS workers in Riverside, California, reached a contract with American Medical Response that will provide much-deserved pay raises and improved health coverage for 450 workers.
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:00:00 -0400
Thanks to the hard work by AFSCME Council 4 members, police and parole officers and firefighters in Connecticut who have PTSD can collect unemployment and receive medical coverage.
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:57:00 -0400
Never Quit Service Award winner Joe Martinez stays cool under pressure while fixing the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s helicopters.
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 15:57:16 -0400
During their annual Retiree Council Meeting, AFSCME Retirees went to Capitol Hill in force to step up and speak up.
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:47:35 -0400
Congress needs to fully fund the IDEA program so devoted educators like New York’s Mandy Roberts-Amo can continue to help students with disabilities.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:31:46 -0400
Congress has authorized permanent funding for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund after years of efforts by survivors and other advocates, including AFSCME members.