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Last week, Council 93 President Charlie Owen, Executive Board Member Kelly Abreu, and Local 24 President Mary O’Brien traveled to San Antonio, TX with AFSCME Volunteer Member Organizers (VMOs) from

For Vermont Lieutenant Governor, the Council 93 Executive Board voted in early June, 2022 to endorse David Zuckerman. David formerly held the position of Lt.

In an astonishingly dishonest turn of events, the Maine Republican Party has targeted Senate President Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) by posting lawn signs falsely linking him to the “Defund the Police”

Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against COVID-19 run through America’s workplaces.

Help stop privatization in Salem!

The Salem School Committee is hearing a report on an RFP to outsource School Transportation services, threatening the jobs of twenty-two Local 294 members.

We are asking for support from other AFSCME members and community allies. Please attend the Virtual School Committee Meeting on Monday, April 26th at 7pm!

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Workers in health care and social service industries are a big step closer to having safer workplaces.

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R.1195) by a bipartisan vote of 254 to 166. The bill requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a standard to prevent workplace violence in health care and social service assistance settings.

We know have a NEW BILL NUMBER and committee assignment for the AFSCME Council 93 bill that would provide a three-year pension credit for essential public-sector workers who were required to work outside of their homes during the pandemic.  

On this National Library Workers Day, AFSCME library workers deserve to be recognized for the value they bring to our diverse communities and the vital services they provide anyone who asks for help.

It’s time once again to start looking ahead to the warm summer months and begin preparing for the 15th Annual Council 93 Memorial Golf Tournament. As you may know, the golf tournament is the premier fundraising event for the Council 93 Memorial Scholarship Fund, which helps AFSCME families meet the high cost of a college education. Over the past 20 years, the fund has provided more than $100,000 in scholarships to AFSCME members, their spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren and legal dependents.

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.