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A few moments ago, AFSCME Council 93 Unit 2 members working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts voted to ratify a new three-year contract worthy of their hard work, and most importantly, their courage and dedication over the past 16 months.
Despite the challenges associated with voting while still respecting COVID-19 protocols, we had an incredible turnout of members voting at indoor and outdoor polling locations around the state with the vast majority voting in support of the agreement!
Contract negotiations are always challenging and this time

After more than a year of intense negotiations, the Alliance- AFSCME-SEIU Local 888 Unit 2 has come to an agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on a new 3-year contract from July 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2023.

Ratification will take place on

Tuesday, July 27th

(See locations and times below)

On July 21st,  the Joint Committee on Public Service will be holding hearings on H2808 and 

The COVID-19 Pension Credit Hearing has been rescheduled to July 21st at 1pm! The public has until 7/16 to register to testify in person and 7/28 to submit written testimony.

Here are the details: https://malegislature.gov/Events/Hearings/Detail/3758

Welcome to Council 93!

Last week, after a 68% to 32% NLRB election victory, 145 Research and Laboratory Assistants at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA are now proud union members with AFSCME Council 93. 

In honor of EMS Week, we wanted to highlight some of the work that AFSCME Local 4911 members have been doing in New Hampshire to help in the COVID-19 fight. EMS workers have been on the the front of the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 since day one. They put themselves and their families at risk to treat our families and keep our communities safe. They are front line heroes who deserve our gratitude for their hardwork and dedication.