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Call your Senators & House Legislators today to tell them to support legislature that eliminates the unfair WEP & GOP.

Click here to contact your Massachusetts Senators: https://www.senate.gov/states/MA/intro.htm

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When you retire, your social security will be unfairly reduced because of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP).

Social Security benefits for widows are unfairly reduced by the Government Pension Offset (GPO). 

If you paid into Social Security and earned your quarters then you should receive full benefits.

We support the Social Security Fairness Act of 2021 bills H.R.82 and S.1302. Both bills are being circulated in the 117th Congress but need more co-sponsors to move forward. Call your Senators and House Representatives today to tell them to sign these bills and to encourage others in the Senate and House to also sign the bills. 

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at a time when our nation’s health care workers were already experiencing burnout.

American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract.

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