Article I - Name, Affiliation, and Headquarters

Section 1. This International Union shall be known as the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and shall be affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations; provided however, that the International President may, with the approval of at least two-thirds of the International Executive Board, adjust the terms of such affiliation.

Section 2. The headquarters of this International Union shall be in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.