Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:21:41 -0500
A three-year struggle for fairness is almost over for thousands of workers in the University of California system.
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500
Joining a union will improve your financial wellbeing. New federal statistics prove that point.
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:38:27 -0500
The Trump tax cuts of 2017 have made the top six U.S. banks and their shareholders wealthy. Not working people.
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:59:02 -0500
AFSCME mourns the passing of Council 8 leader Marie Clark.
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:00 -0500
AFSCME President Lee Saunders explores Dr. Martin Luther King’s labor legacy.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:21:41 -0500
AFSCME Maryland members rallied in Annapolis this week to send Gov. Larry Hogan a strong message that they need fair pay and safer staffing.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500
Sandra Pacheco is one of many AFSCME members and retirees in Puerto Rico who have been affected by a series of earthquakes and aftershocks that began Dec. 28.
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:07:59 -0500
A loan repayment program for behavioral health workers has federal funding thanks to AFSCME. But we are pushing Congress for more.
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:26:04 -0500
Three groups of State of Nevada employees have just won recognition as AFSCME to negotiate contracts.
Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:21:36 -0500
Chronic low staffing, poor pay are among the reasons why skilled workers at the University of California-Santa Cruz have gone on strike.
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500
Heather Mikesell earned AFSCME’s Never Quit Service Award through her dedication to helping the children of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:18:27 -0500
AFSCME has extended the deadline for the AFSCME Family Scholarship to Jan. 15. Hurry up and apply.
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:13:42 -0500
The Trump tax law that went into effect two years ago hasn’t helped working families. No surprise there.
Fri, 03 Jan 2020 14:46:39 -0500
Minimum wage increases in 21 states and 26 cities and counties this year will help 7 million working Americans.
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 13:38:54 -0500
AFSCME members in New York are speaking out about runaway charges in the city’s largest private hospitals and are asking the city council to resolve the problem.
Mon, 23 Dec 2019 12:47:41 -0500
As the year drew to a close, Congress passed a spending package that will benefit working people and strengthen public services.
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:30:17 -0500
Jackie Rodriguez plays a crucial role in helping patients in central Massachusetts receive a diagnosis and treatment.
Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:21:24 -0500
The latest threat to the Affordable Care Act comes from a ruling this week from a federal appellate court. We won’t let opponents take away health care from millions of people.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 16:27:55 -0500
AFSCME Pennsylvania member Sheila O’Steen finally got her loans forgiven under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program with congressional help. But not everyone is that lucky.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:42:00 -0500
The AFSCME Union Scholars Program is a 10-week summer field placement for rising college juniors and seniors. Participants are placed on a union-organizing campaign, provided with on-site housing and paid a stipend.