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.
Politicians, Private Prison Companies Capitalize on Immigration Crisis
As our nation struggles for a solution to an influx of child refugees from Central America, politicians and private prison companies have stepped forward to capitalize on the crisis.
Minnesota to End Outsourcing of Prison Food Service
AFSCME locals documented privateer’s mistakes.
Our Election Work Starts Now!
Critical races put AFSCME on the frontlines – register, vote, volunteer.
Mo’ Maggots, Mo’ Fines
Strike three! Shouldn’t Aramark be out?
Is Detroit About to Repeat Chicago’s Parking Meter Debacle?
Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr announced he plans to ignore the lessons of Chicago’s parking meter debacle and seek bids to outsource the city’s parking department.
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.”
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.
The Rev. Dr. Barber: Get Together and Win!
In an electrifying address that had Convention delegates on their feet and cheering repeatedly, the Rev. Dr. William Barber on Thursday underscored a message of coalition building and solidarity.
Maggots on the Menu?
Prison food privateer endangers public safety in Michigan and Ohio.
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