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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

Contract Effective Dates July 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2023

Ratification Vote March 15th 7am to 3:30pm

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We have good news to report on the funding status of our contracts for our members at the UMass Dartmouth (Local 507) and our members in Local 1067 working on campuses under the Board of Higher Education. Late this afternoon, Governor Baker filed the necessary legislation to fund the contracts. The process now moves to the legislature starting with the House of Representatives and then the Senate.

Today, members of the McLean United organizing committee and Council 93 organizers filed a petition for union election with the National Labor Relations Board!

AFSCME mourns the loss of Mildred Wurf, a beloved member of our union family, a pioneering District Council 37 educator and the widow of former AFSCME president, Jerry Wurf. Mildred Wurf died on Dec. 29 at the age of 95.

Boston, MA- More than 6,500 Council 93 members working for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently received a combined total of $13.9 million in one-time COVID-19 Hazardous Duty Payments thanks to the advocacy and negotiating skills of Council 93 staff and members of our bargaining team.

The payments, which were secured in conjunction with the last Unit 2 state contract agreement and arrived in members’ most recent paychecks, are well-deserved recognition for the hard work and perseverance Council 93 members have shown throughout the pandemic.

After more than a year of negotiations, AFSCME Local 2948 DOT Units B/C have come to an agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on a new 3-year contract from
July 1st, 2020 to June 30th, 2023.

Contract Highlights:

Striketober and Strikesgiving are over, but worker strikes are still going strong. As I write this, Kellogg’s workers are holding the line in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Memphis. Alabama miners are heading into their ninth month of standing up to Warrior Met Coal. And the wave of worker actions demonstrating power and the fight for fairness continues to rise.