Letters, Statements & More
AFSCME Letter Opposing House Legislation to Weaken Consumer Protections and Nation-Wide Systemic Protections Safeguarding America’s Economy S. 2155 weakens consumer protections safeguarding student loan borrowers and home buyers, deregulates roughly 25 of America’s 38 largest banks, rolls back nationwide protections safeguarding America’s economy, and increases risk of a recession.
AFSCME Letter Opposing Bills To Undermine Dodd-Frank Systemic Risk Protections "Stress Test Improvement Act" (H.R. 4293) and "Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act" (H.R. 4061) 4-11-18
AFSCME Letter Opposing legislation to Undermine Federal Banking Regulators’ Enforcement Authority HR 4545 (“Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act”) (3-13-18)
AFSCME Letter Opposes Bank Deregulation Bill (S. 2155) AFSCME strongly opposes this risky Senate bill to deregulate large banks. It will increase the likelihood a bank collapses as well as guts consumer protections safeguarding homebuyers, and increases costs, fees, and risks for regular Americans.
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On): Opposes Override of President Obama's Veto of Resolution (H.J. Res 88) to Overturn DOL Rule AFSCME Letter (Sign-On): Protects Retirement Savers’ Best Interests & Opposes Override of President Obama’s Veto of Resolution (H.J. Res 88) to Overturn Labor Department’s Final Fiduciary Rule (6/21/16)
AFSCME President Lee Saunders on the 2016 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On) Protecting Retirment Savers' Best Interest & Opposing Senate Resolution (H.J. Res 88) to Overturn DOL's Rule (5/20/16) AFSCME Letter to Congress Opposing Senate's H.J. Res. 88, a resolution to block the Department of Labor's (DOL) rule which ensures investment advisors provide advice in the best interest of retirement savers.
AFSCME Letter Protecting Retirement Savers’ Best Interest & Opposing House Resolution (H.J. Res 88) to Overturn DOL’s Rule (4/27/16) AFSCME Letter to Congress Opposing H.J. Res. 88, a resolution to block the Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule which ensures investment advisors provide advice in the best interest of retirement savers.
AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders Applauds Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule
Institutional Investors Continue to Press Companies for Disclosure of Lobbying In 2016 Shareholder resolutions filed with 50 companies by 66 institutional and individual investors
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On) Opposes “Affordable Retirement Advice Protection Act” (H.R. 4293) in Education & Workforce Cmte.
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On) Opposes Anti-Fiduciary Rule “SAVERS Act” (H.R. 4294) in Ways & Means Cmte.
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On) Opposes Anti-Fiduciary Rule Legislation: “Affordable Retirement Advice Protection Act” (H.R. 4293) & “SAVERS Act” (H.R. 4294)
AFSCME Letter to House Urging No Vote on H.R. 1090 House Resolution 1090 would delay Labor Department protections for investors, which require financial professionals to provide advice in clients' "best interest"
AFSCME Letter (Sign-On) to House Cmte. Opposing Bill to Delay Labor Dept.’s Fiduciary Standard HR 1090 (10/29/15)
AFSCME Comment Letter Supporting Labor Department’s Proposed Rule on Fiduciary Standard to DOL (7/21/15)
Institutional Investors Press Companies for Disclosure of Lobbying in 2014 Shareholder resolutions filed with 48 companies by 60 institutional and individual investors.
AFSCME's Saunders: “Ruling Paves The Way For The Decimation Of Detroit’s Working Class.”
Court Rules in Favor of AFSCME Members, Detroit Bankruptcy Illegal Statement by AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders: Snyder and Orr are not above the law and cannot ignore the Michigan constitution
Massachusetts Workers Blast Mitt Romney: “Romney and His Corporate-Backed Allies in Washington Would Only Make Matters Worse”
Wisconsin Retirees: Paul Ryan Would “Tear Seniors’ Safety Net to Shreds”
AFSCME’s Saunders: Choice Between Obama-Biden and Romney-Ryan “Couldn’t Be Any Clearer” Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders following Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate
AFSCME’s Saunders: Wall Street’s “Casino Mentality” Behind JP Morgan’s Losses, Economic Woes Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders following the announcement by JP Morgan Chase that London trading losses exceed $4 billion
AFSCME Urges Shareholders to Vote against Executive Compensation at Pfizer (PFE) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
“Priorities That Are Out of Touch with Basic American Values” Statement of AFSCME President Gerald W. McEntee on the Ryan budget plan
Investors Issue Call for Annual Vote on Executive Pay Today 39 institutional investors, issued a public call for companies to support an annual advisory vote on executive compensation in their spring proxy statements and for investors to vote for annual “Say on Pay” votes.
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan Announces 27 Shareholder Proposals The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO (AFSCME) Employees Pension Plan, today announced its 27 proposals for greater transparency concerning risk, director accountability and independent board leadership.
Barclays, Northern, State Street and Vanguard Top List of Mutual Funds Enabling Excessive CEO Pay New Report Examines Mutual Fund Proxy Voting Patterns on Executive Compensation
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan Applauds Appointment of Independent Chairman at Fifth Third
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan Urges Support for Independent Chairman Proposals and ‘Vote No’ Campaigns at Nabors and Abercrombie & Fitch
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan To Vote Against Compensation at Morgan Stanley Use of “Say on Pay” Vote to Voice Dissatisfaction Gains Momentum
AFSCME Lauds House Committee Passage of “Say-On-Pay” Legislation
AFSCME Employees Pension Plan Announces 2009 Shareholder Proposals In the Wake of Financial Crisis, Executive Pay, Board Reform, Corporate Accountability Top Pension Plan Agenda
AFSCME Urges “Vote No” for ACS Compensation Committee Members Committee’s judgment on pay and backdated stock options labeled excessive
Public Funds Call for Support of Landmark Shareholder Access to the Proxy at Hewlett-Packard
AFSCME Announces 2007 Shareholder Proposals 27 proposals focus on executive pay, board reform, corporate accountability
McEntee Hails Resignation of Home Depot Chief, Calls For Greater CEO Accountability
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