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Highlights from U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez's keynote speech at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago.
The Reverend Doctor William Barber spoke at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
Watch highlights from AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes' keynote speech at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago.
Our latest edition of AFSCME TV honors several brave Ohio AFSCME snowplow drivers for their efforts to save lives in the line of duty. Members Steve Kinstle, Larry Poage, Ed...
- Aug 13 PA: On public land, a gas company takes private control On any given day Bob Deering doesn’t know how much trouble he’ll have getting to... (State Impact)
- Aug 13 States learn partnerships come with hazards States using public-private partnerships, or P3s, are discovering that what sounds like a straightforward, efficient... (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Aug 11 New Koch, Same as the Old Koch Don't be fooled by the recent USA Today column in which Charles Koch, a man... (The Huffington Post)
- Aug 20 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. (Blog)
- Aug 14 BBQ & Politics Potent Mix in Kentucky AFSCME members turn out to hear good-old fashioned political stump speeches at the annual Fancy Farm picnic. (Blog)
- Aug 13 A Higher Earning Principle at Kentucky State Interim president at Kentucky State University gives up more than $90,000 of his salary so every worker at the school would have a living wage. (Blog)
- Aug 13 Renewing Voting Rights Rights Amendment Act of 2014 would guarantee the right to vote. (Blog)
- Aug 13 Senate Faction Rejects More Jobs Extremist right-wing senators led by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) showed their true colors by voting to block a bill that would have meant more jobs for American workers. (Blog)