Category: Health Care Workers
UC Doctors Strike Again Over Unfair Labor Practices
University of California doctors at the northern campus student health centers went on strike over Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) April 9, and doctors at the Southern California campuses were set to strike April 11.
Fighting to Protect Pensions in Indiana
231 public service workers – bus drivers, library workers, health care workers and others — attended a Lobby Day at the Indiana Statehouse to talk to their legislators about the bills affecting their retirements.
UC Doctors Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices
Doctors at all 10 student health centers at the University of California will conduct a one-day strike on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to protest the university’s lack of good-faith bargaining on a first contract.
AFSCME Urges Congress to Restore Needed Funding to Fight the Ebola Crisis
AFSCME represents workers who are on the front lines of America’s domestic response to Ebola. Workers across the nation who are at high risk deserve training and practice on necessary personal protective equipment.
District 1199C Gets $4 Million to Train Unemployed
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund a grant of nearly $4 million to train long-term unemployed residents for health care careers.
Council 31 Wins $60 Million in Back Pay for State Employees
After waiting more than three years for back pay explicitly spelled out in their contract, Illinois state employees finally got a measure of justice after an appellate court ruled they were owed the wages.
Transgender State Employees Win Health Care Coverage
Transgender state employees in Washington state, on July 31, celebrated a vote by the Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB) that ended discriminatory exclusions in the state’s health care coverage.
Seattle Hospital Workers Gain Community Support
University of Washington management criticized by County Council
Statement from AFSCME President Lee Saunders
Today’s Supreme Court decision does not dampen the resolve of home care workers and child care providers to come together to have a strong voice for good jobs and to give care to millions of seniors, people with disabilities and children.
Rebuilding Power at Eskenazi Hospital
Health care workers at Indianapolis’s Eskenazi Hospital are working to rebuild their union, AFSCME Local 2065.
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