Letters, Statements & More
AFSCME Letter to Senate Urging Passage of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund (H.R. 1327) The Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act passed the House on July 12, 2019. AFSCME urges support for first responders.
Letter to Congress in Support of the Violence Against Women Act (H.R. 1585) As this year marks the 25th Anniversary of VAWA, this legislation strengthens and expands the tools used to combat violence against women.
AFSCME Statement to U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Education and Labor AFSCME submitted this testimony to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections on February 27 on behalf of its members. Official Record of the "Caring for Our Caregivers: Protecting Health Care And Social Service Workers from Workplace Violence"
AFSCME Letter Urging the House to Immediately Act on Puerto Rico's Unfolding Disaster
AFSCME Letter Urging the Senate to Immediately Act on Puerto Rico's Unfolding Disaster
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on the Passing of Deputy Kevin Haverly
AFSCME Letter Opposing the Nomination of Andrew Puzder to be Secretary of Labor
AFSCME Letter to House Urging Congress to Provide Emergency Funding to Combat the Zika Virus
AFSCME Urges House to Reject the REINS Act
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Statement on the King v. Burwell Decision By rejecting this overtly partisan attack against existing law, the Court has preserved the health and peace of mind of the more than 8 million Americans who will now continue to rely on the law for access to quality, affordable health coverage.
A Strong OHSA Silica Rule Would Save Thousands of Lives In 2013, OHSA proposed a rule that would reduce silica dust exposures and strengthen protections, but Industry is lobbying against the rule. It would save nearly 700 lives and prevent 1,600 new cases of silicosis each year. Sign the petition.
After 22 Years, FMLA Has Proven Value to Working Families
Funding a Must for Response to Public Health Emergencies AFSCME Supports Emergency Funding to Address Ebola Crisis
AFSCME Urges House to Protect School Meal Standards
AFSCME Urges Yes Vote on Farr Amendment
Statement by Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes on the 23rd Anniversary of the ADA
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders on Confirmation of Thomas E. Perez for Secretary of Labor
AFSCME Letter to Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee It's time to end austerity before we further endanger economic growth.
Memphis Sanitation Strike Workers to Be Inducted into Labor Hall of Fame Secretary of Labor to host ceremony on Friday, April 29, to begin induction of 1968 Memphis, Tenn., sanitation strike workers into Labor Hall of Fame
Workers Memorial Day Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on Workers Memorial Day
AFSCME Decries Anti-government Attacks Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee regarding the shootings on Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.
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