Category: Good and Welfare
In Indiana, a Cool Bonus for Icy Work
The decision by the Monroe County Council to award $1,000 to every member of AFSCME Local 1567 for the next five years recognized their extraordinary efforts this winter.
Michigan EMS Professionals Ready To Vote AFSCME
This month in Southeastern Michigan, ballots were mailed to more than 400 EMS professionals at Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA) who will finally get their chance to vote for AFSCME and gain a real voice at work.
The Top Priority in the Missouri State Legislature? Lowering Your Wages
Missouri workers packed a hearing room in opposition of union-busting legislation.
AFSCME and Allies Seek to Stop Pension Theft in Illinois
A new law raises the retirement age and cuts cost-of-living increases.
It’s About Security: Little Rock Bucks National Trend on Pensions
Through their union, city workers are switching to a more stable pension plan.
Income Inequality Constrains Economic Recovery, Economists Conclude
Union membership can help close the income gap, a critical step to a stable economy.
Could You Use an Extra $200 a Week? New Report Shows Workers Who Have a Voice More Fairly Compensated
Figures from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms role of unions in building financial security for workers
Pension Theft Averted in San Jose Court Ruling
Thanks to a recent court ruling, more than 1,000 AFSCME members in San Jose, Calif., can rest assured their pensions aren’t going anywhere. Will other cities take the hint?
Pennsylvania AFSCME Members Win Compensation
Saint Catherine Medical Center’s former employees win claims filed by AFSCME Council 13
AFSCME Honors Veterans at Arlington National Cemetery
AFSCME leaders, official participate in wreath-laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknowns.