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Yesterday, the New Hampshire Senate passed an unnecessary and divisive “Right-to-Work” bill out of their chamber. We'll be blunt, this bill will drive down wages, benefits and workplace safety across the state. As we head to the House of Representatives, we’ll continue to fight this bill with everything we have.

The coronavirus pandemic won’t be controlled until states, cities, towns and schools – and particularly health departments – have the funding they need from the federal government, says AFSCME Retiree Sue Conard.

Conard should know. She spent 24 years as a public health nurse serving Wisconsin’s La Crosse County. One of her many areas of expertise? Immunization.

Call today to urge Congress to Fund the Front Lines!
Senate call in # 1.888.981.9704
House call in # 1.855.329.5629
Americans agree — 74% of the public says it’s “extremely important” for federal aid to prioritize states, cities, counties and schools, especially Medicaid and education.

For nearly a year, public service workers –

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has sent a letter to Congress that echoes what AFSCME has been saying for months: It’s long past time to robustly fund the front lines.

In his first days on the job, President Joe Biden has taken swift executive action to protect and empower public service workers, strengthen public services and help working people. On his first day alone, he signed 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations that showed the kind of bold leadership our country needs now.

Tell the GIC not to raise healthcare costs on working families!
The Group Insurance Commission (GIC) will be holding a series of virtual public listening sessions prior to making important decisions on plan designs and costs for the coming benefit year.
Attend a virtual session to tell the GIC not to raise healthcare costs on working families.

Sessions will be held: