Slashing Medicaid Would Devastate In-Home Care Patients and Providers
For 5 million Americans who receive home care and for the AFSCME members who provide that vital service, cuts and caps to Medicaid would have devastating consequences.
The AFSCME Difference: How Thousands of Workers Are Finding Their Voice
At a time of growing economic and political uncertainty, thousands of public service workers across the country are joining with AFSCME to gain a voice.
‘Just Doing My Job’
Read the inspiring story of how Renita Smith, a Maryland member, saved school children from a burning bus.
Health Care Matters
When politicians talk about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they seem to forget that the health of millions of families and communities is at stake.
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No Cuts or Caps to Medicaid
There are at least 5 million Americans who depend on Medicaid for home care services. If Congress cuts or caps funding to Medicaid as part of their repeal of the Affordable Care Act, millions of people like Helena Cardona will be at risk.
Nominate Someone Today!
Know someone at your work who’s truly dedicated to public service? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty and does an outstanding job? Nominate them for a Never Quit Service Award.
AFSCME Members Never Quit
Custodial Heroes Save a Student’s Life
Custodial staff at a California college don’t just ably serve their institution; the AFSCME members recently prevented a student from committing suicide.
This Member Doesn’t See Himself a Hero. Everyone Else Does
Traffic control maintenance worker John Marciel used his bravery and familiarity with traffic signs to save the life of a child.
A Game Show Jackpot Will Change His Life – But Not His Public-Service Job
Why were Illinois sanitation worker Delvar Dopson and his wife competing on the NBC show “The Wall,” and what will they do with the jackpot they won? Bet you can’t guess.Read more
Don’t Be Left Behind – Get a College Degree with AFSCME’s Help
“The dominance of college graduates in the economy is, if anything, accelerating,” reports the Associated Press. Let AFSCME help you get a college degree – with no out-of-pocket costs.
Your Money, Your Goals: Announcing Financial Education Clinics for Members
Announcing a valuable benefit for AFSCME members: Free clinics where you can learn how to better manage your finances.
AFSCME Family Scholarships Awarded for 2017
Introducing the winners of this year’s AFSCME Family Scholarship.
Public Safety Protection Program
Added protection for on-the-job criminal and civil incidents and workers' compensation injuries.Read more