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...
Workers at Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel recently formed a union and now Trump refuses to negotiate with them. So thousands of AFSCME members rallied in solidarity with the sisters...
- 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)
- Oct 13 Boycott Trump Protestors rally outside of Trump Old Post Office Hotel. (Blog)
- Sep 21 Your Vote: Protect Your Power The right to vote is the sacred cornerstone of our democracy. It is your voice. And your vote should be exercised unimpeded. (Blog)
- Sep 09 AFSCME Rallies with Mine Workers to Keep the Promise AFSCME stood in solidarity with thousands of coal miners to demand that Congress approve legislation to secure their retiree healthcare and pension benefits. (Blog)
- Sep 08 Peeps Candy Workers Strike No pension? No Peeps! Peeps candy workers strike for retirement dignity. (Blog)
- Sep 06 All They Want is Respect – and a Fair Contract Washington’s governor has refused to offer the state’s workers a two-year contract that reflects the work they do. (Blog)
- Aug 30 When There’s a Drop in Union Jobs, All Workers Earn Less More union jobs means more money for everyone. (Blog)
- Aug 23 African American Women’s Equal Pay Day Is August 23 African-American women have to work nearly eight months – that’s 238 days into the next year, to earn as much as white, non-Hispanic men did in the previous year. (Blog)
- Jul 02 Made in America: Make Your Fourth of July Barbecue Union Made For a more patriotic celebration this Fourth of July, buy food and drinks made by unionized workers. (Blog)
- Jun 20 We're Winning the Fight for $15 Workers are rising up to fight for better pay and a union. They won't be stopped. (Blog)
- Jun 06 Moving Through the Storm Thriving communities are not accidental. Communities thrive because of you: the women and men who maintain roads, care for the sick and seniors, and keep our neighborhoods safe. (Blog)
- Jun 01 Don’t Let Wall Street Grab Your Retirement Savings Financial advisers are not required by law to put your best interests over theirs. President Obama’s trying to fix that but the right-wing lawmakers are blocking the way. (Blog)
- Mar 16 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on President Obama’s Nomination of Merrick Garland for the U.S. Supreme Court
- Mar 16 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Hillary Clinton’s Victories in Florida, Ohio, Illinois, and North Carolina
- 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)
- Jun 03 Rikers Island Health Care Provider May Lose Deal With New York Corizon, a for-profit company with a three-year, $126 million contract to run the jails, has... (The New York Times)