Missouri Home Care Providers Win Contract
After six years of organizing, members of the Missouri Home Care Union overwhelmingly voted to approve their first contract with the state.
Chicago’s Cab Drivers Get Hearing in Community
In just five months of organizing, more than 3,500 Chicago cab drivers signed up with Cab Drivers United/AFSCME Council 31, coming together to change the system that denies them a decent living and the due process and respect they deserve.
Insourcing Proves Better, Faster – And Less Expensive
After a yearlong campaign, AFSCME Local 2262 was able to convince the Jersey City School District that insourcing services is not just cheaper but that AFSCME members do the work better.
Missouri Home Care Workers Win Raise
The Missouri Home Care Union, an AFSCME/SEIU partnership, reached an agreement with the state that will raise hourly wages up to $10.15, guarantee premium pay on holidays, and make the home health care system more transparent and responsive.
AFSCME Stands with Wal-Mart Workers Who Demand a Living Wage
Wal-Mart workers and their allies, including AFSCME, marched to the offices of the Walton Family Foundation in New York City and Washington, D.C., on Oct. 16. They had a simple request for the Walton family: $15 an hour and full-time hours.
Unions Make Sense for New Orleans Tourism Industry
In a historic win for New Orleans hospitality workers, 900 Harrah’s Hotel and Casino employees are now in contract negotiations after winning the right to organize with UNITE HERE and the Teamsters through successful card-check campaigns.
Cab Drivers Stand Together and Win!
In a big win for a new AFSCME local, Chicago Cab Drivers United has reached an agreement with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that will put thousands of dollars back into their pockets and signals a new era in relations with the city.
Miami-Dade Library Employees Win Funding, Beat Mayor
Miami-Dade library staff won a hard-fought victory Sept. 18 in a budget battle against a mayor who proposed drastic cuts to the public library system.
Chicago Taxi Drivers Demand Due Process
Frustrated by an unjust system that denies due process to taxi cab drivers cited for code violations, more than 400 members of Cab Drivers United (CDU)-AFSCME demonstrated this week outside the Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings (DOAH).
Indiana City Workers Fight Back, Secure Contract
When the City of Bloomington made unilateral personnel policy changes, AFSCME members knew that if they did not fight back, the integrity of the contract would be seriously eroded.
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