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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The AFSCME-represented officers, paramedics, dispatchers and other public service workers at Ground Zero on 9/11 will always recall how they approached their jobs that day and in the weeks and months to come. We will never forget.
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
When Public Service Becomes a Divine Calling
Alex Hamilton, a maintenance worker for Sacramento public housing, got a lot farther by working a lot harder in his community through his public service and extraordinary generosity.
Minnesota Workers Save Plane Crash Victim
Two Minnesota public service workers saved the life of a pilot whose small plane crashed shortly after takeoff.
Somali Refugee Is Like a Mother to Her Community
AFSCME member Hawo Gurey survived a civil war, lived in an African refugee camp and finally made it to Minnesota, where she is now a mother to her community.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