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Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

AFSCME Council 93 is proud to announce its 24th Annual Council 93 Memorial Scholarship

In 2021, the program will award five individuals $1,000 scholarships to students enrolled in a two-year or four-year accredited college.

Scholarships are renewable for each year of attendance with yearly proof of enrollment.

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COVID-19: AFSCME Corrections Preparedness, Prevention and Management

A recent study out of Stanford University concluded that COVID-19 spreads faster in a correctional facility than it does on a cruise ship.

The Human Resources Division in collaboration with AFSCME Council 93, is pleased to announce the launch of our 2021 Training and Career Ladder Program (TCL). The program aims to create a diverse and engaging collection of training opportunities for participating bargaining unit members. This year’s TCL program features a new model which will allow union members more access to a wider range of professional development courses. 

Last night AFSCME Council 93's good friend and union brother, Marty Walsh was confirmed the Secretary of Labor by the United States Senate in a 68-29 vote!

Are you and/or your spouse counting on a public pension AND social security benefits to earn enough money in your retirement years?

If so, you should know that the social security benefits you are planning to receive will be drastically reduced - and in some cases completely eliminated - due to a federal law that wrongfully strips hard-working people of the full Social Security benefit they earned and paid for, simply because they are also entitled to a public pension benefit.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.