Category: Public Administration
Union Involvement Was Key to Job Satisfaction
Edgardo decided to take his new passion for supporting his co-workers to the next level by becoming a union representative. Thanks to his hard work, Local 199 is now much more present in the worksite and more active in helping members achieve their goals.
Ohio Council 8 Activist, Labor Leader Marie Clarke Celebrates 100th Birthday
Marie Clarke, an AFSCME Ohio Council 8 retiree who dedicated her life to working for equal rights in the workplace, celebrates her 100th birthday June 27.
Optimism Leads to Activism for Young Leader
Some people become union activists because they see what’s broken and want to fix it. Not Ryan Marsh. He’s an activist because he likes what he and his co-workers have and wants to hold on to it.
25-Year School Board Member Honored
Gary Miller, a labor leader and LGBT rights advocate, was honored by the City of Roseville, California, for his 25-year service on two separate school boards – Robla board in North Sacramento for 19 years and Roseville City School Board since 2008.
Washington State Employees Take ‘Unity Breaks’ Over Stalled Pay Raises
Thousands of state employees walked out of more than 80 worksites this week to urge the state legislature to end the stalemate and implement negotiated pay raises for state workers.
Next Up: Young Unionists Leading the Way
Rick Pospichal is one of the two newly elected members of the AFL-CIO’s Young Workers Advisory Council, a board of young union members who care about the issues that matter most to people newly joining the workforce.
Organizing Spotlight: Rhonda McClain, Rockford, Illinois
McLain and two dozen other Volunteer Member Organizers (VMOs) brought 78 employees into AFSCME.
NYC Payroll Fraud a Reminder of Outsourcing Dangers
Three were sentenced to 20 years in prison for their role in the CityTime corruption scandal.
AFSCME Members Urge Ohioans to “Remember in November”
Three years after Gov. John Kasich tried to take our collective bargaining rights away, we’re ready to vote him out.
Outsourcing Lowers Wages, Harms Communities
A new report by a University of Colorado professor expands on the negative effects of outsourcing for entire communities.
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