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Secretary Clinton offered a strong message for working families
Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Secretary Clinton’s announcement.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Statement on National Healthy Schools Day, April 7, 2015
Saunders: “No question that quality public schools are a gateway to the middle class for millions of American children.”
AFSCME Women's Conference Leaving Indiana
AFSCME President Lee Saunders released the following statement about AFSCME's decision to move it's 2015 Women's Conference out of Indiana due to the recent legislation passed that legalizes discrimination.
President Saunders: We Need a Budget That Values Hard Work
AFSCME President Lee Saunders made the following statement regarding the Congressional budget proposals.
Institutional Investors Continue To Press Companies For Disclosure Of Lobbying In 2015
Shareholder resolutions filed with 53 companies by 65 institutional and individual investors.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Statement on February Jobs Report: “Stagnant Wages Continue to Hold Middle-Class Families Back”
AFSCME’s Saunders: Poll Shows Americans See “Tsunami of a Retirement Crisis” Thanks to 401(k) Schemes
For workers and families, the best path to economic peace of mind and a secure retirement has always been through a union.
AFSCME President Lee Saunders' statement on the passing of longtime AFSCME Political Director Larry Scanlon
Saunders: Larry's passion, friendship, and mentorship will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Scanlon family.
AFSCME President Saunders: The Nation Deserves an Apology, Scott Walker
Pres. Saunders: "To compare the 100,000 men and women who stood up in Madison and called Governor Walker out for his attack on workers’ freedom to terrorists is disgusting."
Paid Sick Leave: A Workplace Standard for the 21st Century
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders and Sec.-Treas. Laura Reyes issued the following statements on the reintroduction of the Healthy Families Act.
After 22 Years, FMLA Has Proven Value to Working Families
President Obama’s ‘Middle-Class Blueprint’ Would Benefit All Americans
Pres. Saunders: After years of misguided austerity dictated by Congress, the budget unveiled today by President Obama signals a major change of direction.
AFSCME Defies Odds in Organizing; Unions Needed Now More Than Ever
Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on President Obama’s State of the Union Address
Martin Luther King Day is Opportunity to Renew His Dream for Justice
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Obama’s Paid Sick Leave Initiative ‘Common Sense Solution’
AFSCME’s President Lee Saunders: Federal Court Deals “Another Slap in the Face” to Hardworking Caregivers
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon, a 2002 George W. Bush appointee, today denied overtime and minimum wage requirements to 2 million home health care workers.
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