- Aug 23 AFSCME Members to Commemorate 50th Anniversary March on Washington Union members will join 100,000 more to recommit to the call for jobs and freedom. (Blog)
- Aug 21 Right-Wing Groups Disguise Anti-Worker Propaganda as Mainstream News Publications adopt the graphic style of an ordinary newspaper and obscure their political connections. (Blog)
- Jul 31 Calls Echo for Michigan Governor Snyder to Abide by State Constitution AFL-CIO, Washington Post, New Yorker: Wrong to blame hard-working Detroit women and men. (Blog)
- Jul 30 Medicare on Its Anniversary: Strong and Built to Last Federal program guarantees health benefits for 50 million seniors and people with disabilities. (Blog)
- Jul 17 Lawsuit Filed to Keep Detroit Out of Bankruptcy Public service workers ask court to rule Michigan’s Emergency Manager law violates the state’s constitution. (Blog)
- Jul 13 Next Wave Takes Over EM Office in Detroit Hundreds of AFSCME activists flood the office of Detroit’s Emergency Manager, clad in nerd gear. (Blog)
- Jul 12 Immigration Advocates to House Republicans: Remember November Rallies urge House to pass immigration overhaul, or pay the price at the ballot box. (Blog)
- Jun 17 AFSCME Members Rev Engines for PEOPLE AFSCME motorcycle enthusiasts took part in the First Annual AFSCME PEOPLE Poker Run. (Blog)
- Jun 05 AFSCME Member Struggles with Student Debt Standing in solidarity with workers like Maisha Brown, AFSCME is sponsoring Student Debt Day 2013. (Blog)
- May 21 University of California Patient Care Workers Strike for Better Patient Care Walkout involves thousands of patient care workers, follows more than 10 months of stalled negotiations. (Blog)
- May 20 AFSCME Calls on Senators to Create Path to Citizenship Comprehensive immigration reform could be weakened if amendments now under consideration pass. (Blog)
- May 14 Fast Food Fight: Striking Workers Draw AFSCME, Community Support Walkouts from restaurants in Missouri follow similar actions in New York and Chicago. (Blog)
- Jul 14 In the Fight for Justice – It Is Time to Stand Our Ground
- Jun 27 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform
- Jun 26 We Celebrate Today’s Victory But We Know There Is More Work to Be Done Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Landmark DOMA & Proposition 8 Decisions (Press Release)
- Jun 25 AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on the Supreme Court Decision to Gut the Voting Rights Act
- Jun 19 America's Class War: A Dispatch From the Front Once again, the facts speak for themselves: Unions are the first and last line of... (Huffington Post)
- May 23 Scott Walker's Austerity Plan: Turning Wisconsin Into the New Greece You don't have to look at Athens, Mykonos or Rhodes to see the damage that... (Huffington Post)
- Apr 25 Minnesota child-care union would help kids Everyone benefits if providers are given the right to form a union. (Star Tribune)
- Apr 17 AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on comprehensive immigration reform legislation (Press Release)
- Apr 11 AFSCME’s Saunders: We Must Strengthen Retirement Security, Not Weaken It Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on the White House’s proposed budget (Press Release)
- Mar 18 AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Nomination of Thomas E. Perez for Secretary of Labor Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on nomination of Thomas E. Perez for Secretary of Labor (Press Release)
- Mar 12 Ryan Budget Is Nothing More than a Time Machine Ride Back to Financial Instability Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Rep. Paul Ryan’s GOP Budget (Press Release)
- Feb 19 AFSCME’s Saunders on Bowles Simpson Plan Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on the new Bowles Simpson plan (Press Release)
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on April 4, 1968, after traveling to Memphis to support 1,300 AFSCME sanitation workers who were on strike due to dangerous working conditions,...
In 1968 sanitation workers made history in Memphis, Tennessee. Over a thousand workers went on strike to protest unfair wages, discrimination, and unsafe working conditions that took the lives of...
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