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AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders addresses the 2013 Next Wave Conference in Detroit.
AFSCME Sec.-Treas. Laura Reyes addresses the 2013 Next Wave Conference in Detroit.
Confronting Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr over their pension-slashing, anti-worker agenda was the objective of more than 600 young AFSCME members at the 2013 Next...
- Apr 10 AFSCME President Blasts House Approval of Budget for Wealthy AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders released the following statement following the House approval of the budget drafted by Rep. Paul Ryan. (Press Release)
- Apr 08 Our Mothers, Wives and Daughters Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Equal Pay Day (Press Release)
- Apr 07 AFSCME Applauds Senate Approval of Jobless Aid and Calls on House to Act Without Delay AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement today on the Senate’s approval of jobless aid to millions of Americans. (Press Release)
- Apr 16 AFSCME Ohio Members Protest Pay Discrimination Other Mahoning County workers received a salary increase in exchange for agreeing to pay more in pension contribution costs. (Blog)
- Apr 16 Wisconsin to Connecticut: 2011 Could Happen to You Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker axed workers’ rights in 2011. Could it happen in Connecticut? (Blog)
- Apr 16 In Anti-Worker Vote, Missouri Legislators Bow to Outside Donors If HB 1770 passes the Legislature, it will appear on a statewide ballot in August with wildly misleading language. (Blog)
- Apr 16 Jersey City Medical Center Workers Fight off Attacks, Ratify Contract Their victory helped cement the workers’ desire to preserve 40 years of collective bargaining history. (Blog)
- Apr 14 Public Libraries, Loved by All, Remain Under Attack Local decision-makers should heed their constituents and protect library services. (Blog)