Category: Emergency Services
EMS Workers: ‘We’re More Than a Resource’
"I'm an employee, but more than that, I'm a good paramedic. I feel like I should be treated as more than a resource.”
Interfaith Group Salutes New York City Municipal Workers for Ebola Case Response
When Dr. Craig Spencer had to be transported to Bellevue Hospital because of Ebola symptoms, it was an AFSCME EMT crew that swiftly swung into action and, employing the training that they had received, safely transported Dr. Spencer to the hospital.
Help For 9/11 Responders and Survivors
Medical monitoring and treatment available through federal World Trade Center Health Program
Quick Action Rescues Phoenix from Flooding
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.
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