Tue, 15 Oct 2019 18:09:42 -0400
Early in Brian Zeringue’s career, a patient died on him. He thought about quitting, but thanks to support from his colleagues, he persevered – and his community is better off for it.
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:18:05 -0400
We condemn the sudden layoffs of 18 staffers at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles – many of whom led the effort to unionize through AFSCME.
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:36:22 -0400
Washington state assistant attorneys general, who fought for collective bargaining rights in the legislature, overwhelmingly approve first contract.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 12:56:39 -0400
Attention AFSCME members. The 2019 Women’s Leadership Academy Online is gearing up to offer a new series of trainings. Find out how to sign up.
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:14:04 -0400
We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community, as AFSCME members showed during a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court today. The court is hearing three cases involving LGBTQ rights.
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:41:45 -0400
Alaska’s governor and attorney general want to make it harder for unions in the public sector to collect dues. But a judge said no.
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:46:15 -0400
Congress should pass H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which would lower prescription drug prices for all Americans.
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:27:46 -0400
Child care providers in the nation’s largest state won big when they secured collective bargaining rights for the first time.
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 17:44:37 -0400
In an attempt to silence Alaska’s state workers and the union they formed, Alaska’s governor has filed a lawsuit. Read why this is a misguided move.
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:07:31 -0400
The 600 human services workers – social caseworkers, Head Start teachers, community support specialists, and more – will join more than 12,000 public service workers in New Mexico and Colorado who are members of AFSCME Council 18.
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 14:11:44 -0400
AFSCME strongly opposes a proposed rule change by the Trump administration that would effectively remove protections for LGBTQ workers who are employed by federal contractors and subcontractors.
Thu, 26 Sep 2019 12:47:35 -0400
After a long battle, Council 66 health care workers, members of AFSCME Local 3124, won a fair contract.
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:51:36 -0400
Espaillat, who represents New York’s 13th congressional district, is a Dominican immigrant and the first Dominican-American to serve in the U.S. Congress.
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 12:51:28 -0400
AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride sat down for a conversation with the president of the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), Thea Lee, to discuss ways to make the nation’s economy work for all of us.
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 16:33:19 -0400
AFSCME members stood in solidarity with AFGE members at the #FedUpRiseUp rally today.
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 10:30:15 -0400
Union members bring home bigger paychecks than workers who don’t have the power to sit down and negotiate together. The numbers tell the story.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:39:42 -0400
AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride goes behind-the-scenes at the Library of Congress.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:23:14 -0400
Mental and behavioral health workers became the second group of state employees in Nevada to seek recognition as AFSCME for collective bargaining purposes.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:22:01 -0400
Workers at one of the country’s premier historically black universities finally have a new contract – after months of negotiations with management.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:49:07 -0400
After a massive informational picket, workers at an Oregon university were able to secure a favorable contract.