Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:57:37 -0400
The strike’s over at OAPSE Local 390 at Claymont City Schools in Ohio now that a new contract is in place.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:00:26 -0400
Behavioral health workers are building political power in Oregon. They’re pushing state legislators to adopt policies and programs to benefit the people they serve.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:44:27 -0400
Some 31,000 Stop & Shop workers who are members of UFCW walked off their jobs on April 11 from more than 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:14:02 -0400
Deceased AFSCME member Robert Scully’s family now has health insurance, thanks to Local 2960.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:28:59 -0400
Just over two years after the first applicants of the PSLF became eligible for loan forgiveness, 99% of processed applications for forgiveness have been rejected.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:27:38 -0400
These winners are ready to take the next step toward their higher education, with the momentum of the $2,000 annual award – renewable for up to four years – behind them.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:56:30 -0400
More people are seeking behavioral health services, but the workers aren’t getting the respect they deserve. Our multimedia project shows how you can change that.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:46:09 -0400
The Wednesday strike came after the unions filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge against the UC system. The charge alleges that UC management engaged in a range of illegal conduct.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 18:23:27 -0400
Funding this new loan repayment program is an important way for Congress to show respect for the work we do and the people we serve.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:54:16 -0400
The bill would’ve allowed the state to take over operations of the world’s busiest airport.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:15:00 -0400
Nearly 400 EMS workers at AMR Las Vegas, a private company, are demanding a union election at their worksite.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 17:42:14 -0400
On National Library Workers Day, discover how AFSCME library workers meet their communities’ ever-evolving library needs.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 17:45:52 -0400
As the only public service workers in Nevada without the right to collectively bargain, SB135 will give state employees a seat at the table to advocate for the communities we serve.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:05:11 -0400
When members of AFSCME Local 1275 (Council 31) stood as one and said no to outsourcing, their employer – Rockford, Illinois, Public Schools – backed down.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:18:25 -0400
Gov. Phil Murphy discussed his plan to strengthen the middle class with an audience of working people, including members of AFSCME New Jersey.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 14:32:46 -0400
Public service retirees are choosing to join together through AFSCME like never before.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:05:40 -0400
Ida Ward, president of Maryland Retiree Chapter 1, explains in a column why retirees are fighting a prescription-drug bill in the state legislature.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:10:00 -0400
We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by carrying on his fight, 51 years after he paid the ultimate price.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 17:11:28 -0400
AFSCME Florida has new leadership, new momentum from its convention.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 15:25:15 -0400
The IDEA Full Funding Act would ensure that every child with a disability has sufficient access to educational opportunities.