Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:54:11 -0500
SB135 will enable more than 20,000 Nevada state employees to have a seat at the table with the governor and the Nevada Legislature and gain a voice in the decision making over working conditions and compensation.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:32:57 -0500
“Having a union means the state agencies can’t just do whatever they want. We are part of an organization that knows the rules and helps providers."
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:28:56 -0500
President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration is an “abuse of power,” according to AFSCME President Lee Saunders.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:13:35 -0500
Let's show some love for AFSCME canines, who help make public safety happen.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:04:07 -0500
New Jersey becomes the fourth jurisdiction in the country to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:10:04 -0500
As U.S. banks enjoy a massive tax windfall, they continue to slash jobs, proving that the deck remains stacked toward corporations and against workers.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 13:13:54 -0500
Collective action in the form of a demonstration can yield results, as this example from Torrance, Calif., shows.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:50:00 -0500
AFSCME President Lee Saunders and leaders of other public sector unions stressed that organizing and cross-union collaboration are vital for the future of the labor movement in the post-Janus era.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:40:57 -0500
Compassionate act by an OCSEA-represented state employee saves a life.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:10:48 -0500
AFSCME Council 18 members came together on Jan. 31 to honor public safety officers and their vital contributions to our communities.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:44:32 -0500
The head of the NAACP, Derrick Johnson, made a strong case for a future in which the fights for labor rights and civil rights are one and the same.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:57:37 -0500
EMS is one of the most dangerous professions in the country. Unfortunately, the EMTs and paramedics who put their lives on the line every day are up against a broken system.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 14:59:41 -0500
Read AFSCME President Lee Saunders’ response to the State of the Union address.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:53:07 -0500
Here are three things you can do to make sure shutdowns don’t happen again.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:27:34 -0500
The Rebuild America’s Schools Act would invest $100 billion to create over 1.9 million jobs by addressing critical physical and digital infrastructure needs in schools.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:23:10 -0500
Thousands of public service workers made sure the streets and highways were clean; schools were safe for children to learn in; and sidewalks, ramps and other public spaces for the elderly and disabled were safe to use.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 14:35:00 -0500
The teachers went on strike to highlight the many ways in which their students were being shortchanged.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:00:29 -0500
“The bottom line is that this elimination of benefits would be unaffordable to some retirees and confusing to many."
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:00:00 -0500
Federal government workers are back on the job and getting paid – for now. We cannot afford another government shutdown.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 16:49:42 -0500
The bill, called the “Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019,” was approved 259-161, with bipartisan support.