AFSCME Accepting Applications for 2015 Women’s Leadership Academy
The 2015 AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy, to be held from June to December of this year. The Academy, designed for women officers or activists at the local union level, prepares AFSCME women for future leadership roles in our union.
Ruling Limits Fair Standards for Home Care Providers
A federal judge has ruled that certain home care providers are not entitled to overtime pay. The last-minute decision reverses an effort by the U.S. Department of Labor that would have boosted providers’ pay starting January 1.
#WEmatter and We Demand Change
It is way past time Congress understood that women's issues are not an afterthought but are of critical importance to the economic health and well-being of our nation.
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.
The wage war for public workers’ unions
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday, June 30th that home care and child care providers members were not required to pay fair share dues. Dorian Warren from the Roosevelt Institute discusses how this affects unions.
Union Members and Retirees Lead Charge on Moral Mondays
More join the fight for workers’ rights, racial justice, voting rights and other progressive causes.
Rebuilding Power at Eskenazi Hospital
Health care workers at Indianapolis’s Eskenazi Hospital are working to rebuild their union, AFSCME Local 2065.
Women’s Leadership Academy Begins in Indianapolis
Participants to develop projects supporting Power to Win goals
How Many Are Scraping by on Low Wages in Your State?
You might be surprised.
Unions Still Lead the Way to Equal Pay for Women
Women who belong to a union earn, on average, 11 percent more than non-union workers.
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