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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

By Danielle McLean
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Posted Nov. 20, 2014


SOMERVILLE - While the people tasked with caring for clients at Vinfen's group homes earn not much more than minimum wage and have frequent turnover, the non-profit's upper management is earning six-figure salaries.

With more than two months remaining in 2014, our union has already shattered the annual fundraising record for the Council 93 Memorial Scholarship Fund.  

AG Martha Coakley shows support for Taunton State Hospital at campaign stop

From Taunton Daily Gazette

By Marc Larocque
Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter
October 1, 2014

TAUNTON — Gubernatorial candidate and Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley reaffirmed her support for keeping Taunton State Hospital open during a campaign stop at the mental health care facility on Tuesday.

Support staff at Danvers school file unfair labor complaint

From the Boston Sunday Globe
September 14, 2014

By Bella Travaglini

Most people know that the origins of Labor Day can be traced back to the late 19th century when workers and their unions were fighting for fair wages and better working conditions. But not too many are aware that one of the first official holidays to honor American workers was born right here in the Council 93 region.  A 127 years ago, in 1887, Massachusetts joined four other states in passing legislation that set aside a day to honor and reflect on workers' struggles and the sacrifices they made to build our country into the greatest in the world.

Candidate 'honored' to receive the support of the “unsung heroes of AFSCME”

The AFSCME Council 93 Executive Board has voted to endorse Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to be the next Governor of the Commonwealth.  

The unanimous vote, held at the board’s recent meeting in Portland Maine, provides Coakley with strong support boost as she heads into the final months before the September 9, Democratic Primary.