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Union Popularity on the Rise

More Americans support standing together in unions as the economy increasingly benefits the wealthy and powerful.

In Depth

A Voice on the Job in Behavioral Health

More people are seeking behavioral health services, but the workers aren’t getting the respect they deserve. Our multimedia project shows how you can change that.

AFSCME: The Union for EMS Workers

EMS is one of the most dangerous professions in the country. Unfortunately, the EMTs and paramedics who put their lives on the line every day are up against a broken system.

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.

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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.

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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.

AFSCME Members Never Quit

#NeverQuit: Tanishia Barnes

By serving up hope and love, Tanishia makes a positive impact every single day.

In No Uncertain Terms

During EMS Week, AFSCME recognizes the skill and dedication shown by EMS professionals.

Barbara Jacobs: A Half Century of Service

A mail clerk at The Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Jacobs has been a welcome presence for the academy’s cadets throughout her nearly 50-year career.

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