We’re Standing Together
Unions are the key to fixing this rigged economy. The U.S. Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME, strikes at our freedom to join in strong unions for a better future. Stand in solidarity with working people.
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Supreme Court Sides with Billionaires Over Working People
The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with powerful CEOs, billionaires and corporate special interests against public service workers and everyday working people by issuing an adverse ruling in Janus v. AFSCME.
Why Janus v. AFSCME is a Threat to All Working People
Pres. Lee Saunders explains why the Janus v. AFSCME case is a big threat to public service workers.
Scam Alert: State Policy Network
You could become the target of a scam to trick you into quitting your union. Don’t fall for it.Read more
The Week of I AM Commemorations
Thousands marched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death and the Memphis, Tennessee, sanitation workers’ strike.
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Nation Observes Moment of Silence to Honor Cole, Walker
The nation honored Echol Cole and Robert Walker for their sacrifices 50 years ago – and for changing the course of our history.
Memories of Memphis
An AFSCME member who participated in the 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, sanitation workers’ strike vividly recalls the events of that seminal moment in our nation’s history.
AFSCME Launches Campaign to Honor Dr. King, 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strikers
AFSCME is launching a campaign of education and activism to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis.Read more
Sounds Like AFSCME
Listen to the sounds of AFSCME members at work – and identify the work they do for their communities.
The Racist Roots of Right to Work
Proponents of so-called “right to work” often use lofty language to sell their agenda, but the truth behind right to work is much uglier. It was started in the Jim Crow South of the 1940s by a self-described white supremacist.
Scam Alert: State Policy Network
You could become the target of a scam to trick you into quitting your union. Don’t fall for it.
Young AFSCME Activists Meet New Challenges
Young activists are urged to reconnect with AFSCME’s Next Wave program, which has a new look.
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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.
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Driver’s Quick Actions Keep Students Safe
Quick action by a CSEA member kept 12 students safe after the school bus he was driving developed mechanical problems.
Finding a Home in the U.S. Through Her Service to the Community
Maria Goldberg and her family, who are from Russia, have made a home for themselves in New York City. And through her job in public service, Maria has found a way to give back to her community.
CSEA Member’s Quick Thinking Saves a Life
Jay Gonzalez was not just in the right place at the right time, he was also the right person to save a child’s life.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.
Road Tripping to Graduation
To celebrate his AFSCME Free College graduation, John Caudell journeyed from Hawaii to Ohio, where his graduation ceremony was held.
Pop Quiz on the AFSCME Free College Benefit
Local 52/ASEA member Dawn Duval recently shared her thoughts about AFSCME’s Free College Benefit and why she chose to pursue the program.
First Class: First Wave of AFSCME Free College Benefit Students to Graduate
Among the first AFSCME Free College Benefit graduates are Ivy Caselli and Leslie Butler, who credit their union with making their college dreams come true.Read more