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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

From Nashua Telegraph September 22, 2015
By TINA FORBES
Staff Writer

NASHUA - Union officials and Nashua teachers reacted Monday to the Nashua Board of Education's surprise announcement last week it would not continue a contract with union representing more than 100 custodians' at the end of the school year.

From Lowell Sun, Page 1 August 30, 2015

By Alana Melanson
Sun Staff

LOWELL -- Local dispatchers say the plan for a regional dispatch center in Tewksbury puts financial savings over public safety, and they worry it will lead to a loss of jobs and local knowledge while putting lives at risk.

More than 13 months of intensive contract negotiations has yielded a lucrative new contract for AFSCME members working at Vermont's Howard Center.

Council 93 is excited to release the second edition of The 93 Beacon, the new online newsletter of our union. The newsletter is part of our ongoing efforts to keep our members up-to-date on important union issues, including legislative proposals that could impact our rights and benefits. It will also be a source of information on training programs, valuable member only discounts and more. Perhaps most importantly, it will be a venue for featuring the important and difficult jobs that AFSCME members do every day on behalf of the public.

From Lowell Sun, 6/2/2015

By Alana Melanson
Sun Staff

LOWELL -- An Ayer man accused of stealing computer equipment while working as an Aramark custodian for Chelmsford Public Schools was released on personal recognizance Monday following his arraignment on a stolen property charge.


From Lowell Sun, Page 1 May 31, 2015

By Alana Melanson
Sun Staff

CHELMSFORD -- Only two months after Chelmsford Public Schools inked a deal with Aramark Education Services for janitorial services in 2011, a subcontracted employee was arrested on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of forging an opioid painkiller prescription.

The FY16 budget process in the Massachusetts State Senate proved to be highly-successful for Council 93.

More than 940 amendments were debated over three days, with final passage of the spending plan occurring just after midnight last night. The end result was a series of important victories for our union.

Congratulations to the more than 700 seasonal employees at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst on the ratification of their first collective bargaining agreement with the university.