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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

AFSCME Stands in Solidarity with Ferguson Community

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement in regards to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.

Washington, D.C. — 

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement in regards to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri:

“The thoughts and prayers of our union, AFSCME, are with the family of Michael Brown. As parents, as community members, and as members of a union that works each day for economic and social justice, our hearts go out to them.

“Our union stands in solidarity with the entire Ferguson community. And we stand with our labor and faith allies to urge a peaceful resolution to this tragic situation.”

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