Snyder to Detroit’s Retirees: Survive on One-Third Less
Plan filed today in bankruptcy court leaves the city’s retirees to fend for themselves.
We Are AFSCME: This Retiree Stands Up for Retirement Security
Mary Marbles is one of the many activists who make AFSCME a powerful voice for retirees across the country.
Senators: Strengthen Social Security, Expand Benefits
Senators Brown, Harkin co-sponsor the Strengthen Social Security Act of 2013
Lawmakers ‘Loot’ Public Pension Funds, Then Blame Retirees for Underfunding
Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi writes searing indictment: ‘Looting the Pension Funds.’
Social Security at 78 – Going Strong, Worth Fighting For
Our children and grandchildren deserve a chance at a safe and secure retirement.
Medicare on Its Anniversary: Strong and Built to Last
Federal program guarantees health benefits for 50 million seniors and people with disabilities.
Detroit Bankruptcy Scheme Moves Forward, AFSCME Will Fight for Working People
Scheme to use bankruptcy to seize employees’ and retirees’ life savings must be stopped.
In Puerto Rico, Retirees Come Together to Form New AFSCME Retiree Chapter
Puerto Rico Retiree Chapter 95 already has more than 2,200 members and continues to grow.
AFSCME Retiree, 92, Doesn’t Let Age Slow Activism
Rosyln Sims, a former school librarian in Youngstown City, Ohio, has activism in her blood.
Romney-Ryan Medicare Plan Picks Seniors’ Pockets
Changing Medicare to a “voucher” system means higher premiums for 6 out of 10 seniors.