Category: Emergency Services
California EMS Professionals Choose AFSCME
Just one week after an organizing win among these emergency employees in Missouri, 500 EMS professionals employed at American Medical Response in Riverside County, California, have voted to join AFSCME.
Alaska State Troopers Set Bar High for Public Service
A fugitive surrenders himself after watching an episode of the reality show “Alaska State Troopers,” telling troopers they are the most professional and courteous law enforcement personnel he had dealt with.
Paramedics Drive into Storm to Save Patient
Rain, hail and tornado warnings fail to dissuade EMS professional from doing his job.
Missouri EMS Pros Vote to Join AFSCME
EMS professionals at AMR-Independence/South Platte are now part of EMS Workers United-AFSCME, the nation's fastest growing union for emergency medical personnel.
AFSCME Paramedic Honored for Saving Couple Shot 11 Times
“This affirms that what I’m doing is valuable and appreciated,” says Jennifer Nance.
It's Time for a National EMS Memorial
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today urging Congress to take action on the H.R. 4690, a bill to establish a National EMS Memorial.
Missouri EMS Workers Seek a Voice on the Job
Many say they are looking forward to a June 25 election to join AFSCME.
Once Rescued, AFSCME EMS Worker Gives Back
Jennifer Nance joined her AFSCME sisters and brothers in raising funds for Hillcrest Transitional Housing.
During National EMS Week, Bike Ride Honors Fallen Colleagues
EMTs and paramedics suffer three times as many workplace injuries as the national average.
“It’s One of the Best Contracts We’ve Had”
New contract for EMS professionals in California received 98.6 percent support.
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