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AFSCME is committed to helping you get the student debt relief you deserve.

The 2022 AFSCME Council 93 Memorial Scholarship winners were recently announced. Each year, the AFSCME Council 93 Memorial Scholarship Fund provides five individual one-thousand dollar ($1,00

For nearly forty years, the harmful and unjust Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO) have robbed millions of retirees of tens of thousands of dollars in hard-earn

Earlier this week, Local 2948 President Brad Gallant and Local 3485 President Kevin Drake spoke to The Boston Globe about the chronic understaffing and underfunding at the more than 140 parks, reservations, reservoirs, and beaches managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
A state-commissioned report released in December found that full-time staff at DCR has dropped by 300 since 2009, about 25 percent, while the use of

If you are one of the thousands of Massachusetts residents or visitors who will enjoy the thrill of catching a trout this Memorial Day weekend, know that before that fish ended up on the end of your line it was the hard work of dedicated AFSCME members with Local 2948 who helped put it there. While the MassWildlife Technicians cannot reel it in for you, their hard work and dedication makes sure that the fish are there for the public to enjoy.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

AFSCME Council 93 is delighted to announce that we have come to agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on providing significant, permanent wage increases for critically important state employees.  These employees include more than 5,000 human service workers in the Departments of Developmental Services, Mental Health and Youth Services, all of whom provide direct care services to the State’s most vulnerable populations throughout the Commonwealth. 

This is a critically important budget alert for AFSCME public sector employees in Massachusetts!  

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. The protests are being held in Washington; Lansing, Michigan; Peoria, Illinois; Hartford, Connecticut; Pomona, California; and San Diego.

UPDATE 4-4-2022: Press coverage from the May Day Rally with quotes from Council 93 staff LINK