Fri, 29 May 2020 18:38:00 -0400
Kentucky’s leaders and dedicated public service workers called for urgent, direct federal aid to save their state and their communities.
Thu, 28 May 2020 17:45:00 -0400
Nevada’s U.S. senators and AFSCME Local 4041 members agree – it’s high time the Senate passes a federal aid package to states, cities and towns.
Thu, 28 May 2020 12:45:00 -0400
States, cities and towns need help fast but the U.S. Senate refuses to act. Why?
Wed, 27 May 2020 13:33:00 -0400
Organizing workers is tough, and especially so during the COVID-19 pandemic. But one Washington state local isn’t letting the crisis stand in the way.
Tue, 26 May 2020 16:39:00 -0400
Oregon AFSCME member Michael Stewart volunteered to work in the COVID-19 unit at Oregon Health & Science University. Find out why he felt compelled to raise his hand.
Fri, 22 May 2020 15:11:00 -0400
Meet a New York City respiratory therapist who was sickened by COVID-19.
Fri, 22 May 2020 14:55:00 -0400
A healthy New York City Fire Department EMS lieutenant for 25 years suddenly got sick with COVID-19. This is his story.
Thu, 21 May 2020 16:08:00 -0400
Leaders of leading U.S. businesses joined labor and government officials in urging Congress to do more to help states, cities and towns amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Thu, 21 May 2020 12:03:00 -0400
The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program shouldn’t exclude EMS workers based on whom they work for.
Wed, 20 May 2020 15:03:00 -0400
Conservative economists and liberal politicians alike agree that to avoid a protracted national economic catastrophe, the federal government must do more to help states, cities and towns.
Tue, 19 May 2020 13:07:00 -0400
May is Mental Health Month and the COVID-19 crisis shows that people’s mental health is as important as their physical and economic health.
Mon, 18 May 2020 15:15:00 -0400
This year, National EMS Week comes amid a national emergency of nearly unprecedented proportions. Just as EMS professionals across the country are rising to the challenge, so must the U.S. Senate.
Fri, 15 May 2020 11:55:00 -0400
Labor and voting rights go hand in hand, AFSCME president says in advocating for a voting rights bill introduced by Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Ron Wyden.
Thu, 14 May 2020 16:49:00 -0400
In a press call, AFSCME front-line workers shared stories of suffering with COVID-19 as they highlighted the urgent need for congressional aid.
Thu, 14 May 2020 13:08:00 -0400
The support for federal aid to states, cities and towns is overwhelming and bipartisan, according to a new AFSCME/AFT poll.
Wed, 13 May 2020 18:24:00 -0400
Employees of Charles County, Maryland, will soon have a voice on the job like most other employees in that jurisdiction, thanks to a new law.
Wed, 13 May 2020 16:02:00 -0400
AFSCME president will serve on an economy task force created by former Democratic presidential rivals.
Wed, 13 May 2020 13:10:00 -0400
Maine lawmakers and AFSCME leaders agree – Congress needs to provide state and local aid to prevent an economic catastrophe.
Tue, 12 May 2020 18:51:00 -0400
AFSCME supports pro-worker legislation introduced in the U.S. House. The HEROES Act includes robust state and local aid.
Tue, 12 May 2020 16:16:00 -0400
Announcing the winners of the AFSCME Family Scholarship – congratulations to these young men and women.