Community Rallies to Support Sanitation Workers
Residents joined city workers and Local 3294 in a march on City Hall, convincing the South Miami city commissioners to unanimously reject efforts to outsource residential garbage pickups.
NYC District Council 1707 Mourns Loss of Organizing Pioneer
AFSCME District Council 1707 in New York City is mourning the passing of Betty Powell, one of the original organizers and members of the nation’s first Head Start locals in the nation.
Wisconsin Community Rallies Against Outsourcing
Earlier this summer, UW-Superior administrators sent “at risk” notices to the frontline employees. Since then, the workers and the greater Superior community have come together to say “not in our town.”
Record Attendance at Indiana-Kentucky Union Leadership Academy
More than 48 union activists from locals throughout Indiana and Kentucky gathered earlier this summer to attend Organizing Committee 962’s Local Union Leadership Academy.
Outsourcing Fight Involves Community
When AFSCME members at the University of Wisconsin-Superior received “at risk notices” alerting them their jobs would be outsourced to a private company, AFSCME Local 42 (Council 24) and the greater Superior community decided to fight back.
Atlanta Bus Drivers Win Raises, Full-time Positions
A year of activism pays off for members of AFSCME Local 1644, with an agreement that provides for across-the-board raises and fair pay for a 2013 dispute.
Seattle Hospital Workers Gain Community Support
University of Washington management criticized by County Council
Unions Are The Last Line of Defense for Working Families
Watch highlights of AFSCME President Lee Saunders' keynote address from the first day of AFSCME's 41st International Convention.
AFSCME Adds More Than 92,000 Members
Pres. Lee Saunders Announces Results of Major Organizing Campaign at 41st International Convention in Chicago
VIDEO: We Are 50,000 Stronger
AFSCME members across the country took up the challenge of organizing thousands of new members as part of the 50,000 Stronger campaign.
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