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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...
- Jan 20 Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on President Obama’s State of the Union Address
- Jan 16 We Have Cure for What Ails State of the Union When President Obama delivers the State of the Union address, he'll be able to celebrate... (The Huffington Post)
- Jan 15 Obama’s Paid Sick Leave Initiative ‘Common Sense Solution’
- Jan 27 Coming Out at Work and the Fight for Equality Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered at work can be one of the most difficult choices a person can make. AFSCME and the AFL-CIO advocate for safe and inclusive workplaces for all workers, especially those who are often left behind. (Blog)
- Jan 26 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. (Blog)
- Jan 22 AFSCME Accepting Applications for 2015 Women’s Leadership Academy The 2015 AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy, to be held from June to December of this year. The Academy, designed for women officers or activists at the local union level, prepares AFSCME women for future leadership roles in our union. (Blog)
- Jan 22 Caution! Man at Work for You Pennsylvania snowplow driver Stewart Ferguson first realized how important his job was during the blizzard of 1992-93, when he was able to clear a path for an ambulance carrying a woman who needed heart surgery. (Blog)
- Jan 21 Independent Board Backs Chicago Taxi Reforms CHICAGO – A new report released by an independent panel of experts from across Chicago finds the present taxi system in dire need of reform. (Blog)