Learn about the Family and Medical Leave Act. 1) Learn the history 2) Who is covered under the FMLA 3) Know the employee's responsibilities 4) Recognize the employer's rights 5)...
Renita Smith treats the children on her school bus as though they were her own. So when she smelled smoke, she led all 20 children off the bus away from...
AFSCME members share why we are proud of the work we do and why we Never Quit.
Rachel Cooper never quits. Cooking is her passion and as a cafeteria manager she nourishes the spirits, bodies and minds of the students at her school. Here's how they said...
- Jan 20 March This Weekend, Organize for the Next Four Years In response to the swearing-in of the new president, thousands upon thousands of Americans are flocking to the nation’s capital to give voice to their views and their values. (Blog)
- Jan 04 Congress Poised to Act Against Working Families Worried about the new Congress? You should be. Congressional leaders have working families in their sights, and we all need to be prepared to fight back. (Blog)
- Dec 29 What Will You Toast to as You Bid Goodbye to 2016? If you’re looking for something to toast to this New Year’s Eve, think of the everyday heroes who make your communities stronger, healthier and safer. (Blog)
- Dec 21 UNITE HERE, 2 Trump Hotels Announce Agreements Victory! UNITE HERE has reached agreements with Trump Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington, DC, after going to the mat with AFSCME’s backing. (Blog)
- Dec 20 15 Million + Reasons to be Grateful This Holiday Season. You’ll Be Surprised! Let’s remember the retail workers this holiday season. They’re out there for you when they could be home with their families. (Blog)
- Dec 10 Human Rights Day – Dec. 10 – It’s Everyone’s Day Today, Dec. 10, is Human Rights Day. Stand up for someone’s rights today and take the pledge. (Blog)
- Dec 09 Trump’s Labor Pick May Try to Silence Workers’ Voices. We Won’t Let Him The career of Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump’s pick to head the Labor Department, has been a long sequence of greedy decisions that repeatedly put profits over workers. (Blog)
- Nov 30 What Do We Want? $15! When Do We Want It? Now! Thousands rally for fair wages. (Blog)
- Nov 18 California Nurses to Strike 3 Days This Month to Improve Patient Care Sharp Healthcare nurses authorize a strike. (Blog)
- Nov 17 Insomniac Games Is Sleeping on New Contract Video game actors deserve a fair contract and safe working conditions. (Blog)
- Oct 24 All Talk: Trump Tower Filled with Foreign Goods The best way to make America great again is to invest in this country. (Blog)
- Oct 18 Council 31 Members’ Message for Rauner: Come Back to the Table Illinois Council 31 members are featured in an ad asking the governor to bargain with them. (Blog)
- Jan 20 March This Weekend, Organize for the Next Four Years If you’re marching this weekend, make sure when you go home that you talk to... (Huffington Post)
- Jun 14 National Unions Coordinate Support for Orlando Community
- Apr 26 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Sec. Hillary Clinton’s Victories in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Connecticut
- Mar 02 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Sec. Hillary Clinton’s Resounding Super Tuesday Victory
- Feb 22 Women Step Up to Make Change Happen for Hillary Clinton Women in our union are rising to enthusiastically support a candidate for president who is... (Huffington Post)
- Feb 20 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Sec. Hillary Clinton’s Victory in the Nevada Caucus
- Feb 02 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Sec. Hillary Clinton’s Victory in the Iowa Caucus
- Oct 02 AFSCME Mourns Loss of Leader Marty Beil
- Jul 08 Supreme Court’s threat to gut unions is giving the labor movement new life Public sector unions haven’t been sitting passively by as the judicial juggernaut approaches. Rather, they’ve... (The Washington Post)