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President Lee Saunders - Keynote Address (Highlights)

Overtime Pay is Now the Rule for Many Home Care Providers

Nearly two million home care workers nationwide now have the right to overtime pay, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling.

Clyde Weiss |
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AFSCME Public Safety - Proud to Protect and Serve

Community Support Boosts Maui Lifeguards in Win for Fair Contract

Lifeguards in Maui County, Hawaii, won a fair contract, but It took a public campaign by HGEA members to achieve their victory.

Kevin Brown |

Less Harry Potter but Just As Much Magic for This AFSCME Strong Activist

Stephanie Davis, a library clerk in Louisville, Kentucky, would much rather spend a quiet weekend at home than having one-on-one conversations with strangers. But the AFSCME Strong training changed that.

Pablo Ros |

Ohio Taxpayers Get Milked by State Prison Farm Selloff

Ohio taxpayers to shell out $2.6 million annually for milk for prison inmates who used to get it from prison farms that are now closing.

David Patterson |

Becoming AFSCME Strong One Door at a Time

After an intensive AFSCME Strong training session, AFSCME Florida leaders across North Florida are taking lessons they learned back to their fellow members.

Mark McCullough |

Worksite Unity Ignites Reclassification Win

With a never-quit attitude, employees of the Miami-Dade County (FLA) Public Works Department won the compensation they deserved.

Mark McCullough |

Over 10,000 Rally in Illinois, Demanding Governor Rauner Stop His Hostage-Taking

Chanting “Stop hurting our state!” thousands rallied at the Illinois Capitol to protest Governor Rauner’s harmful inaction.

David Kreisman |

On the (AFSCME Strong) Road Again

Minnesota state patrol vehicle inspector Jim Ullmer Jr. recently traveled 1,009 miles to talk to members. He’s AFSCME Strong!

Clyde Weiss |

9,300 Phone Calls + 1,400 House Visits Proves CSEA Is AFSCME Strong

Members of New York’s CSEA Local 1000 recently signed more than 1,800 Never Quit campaign cards, demonstrating their commitment to their union.

Kevin Zapf Hanes |

AFSCME Members Help Defeat Paycheck Deception in Missouri

AFSCME members helped block efforts to push ‘paycheck deception’ legislation through the Missouri Legislature this week. A veto override failed, thanks to their hard work.

Alexandra Townsend, Missouri Council 72 |

President Obama Meets with AFSCME Member in Flint

Tyrone Wooten, an AFSCME member in Flint, Mich., met with President Obama May 4 to discuss the water crisis caused by lead.

Dave Patterson |

Serious Dangers for Workers Behind Prison Walls

During National Correctional Officers Week, read about Sgt. Curtis Doyle’s harrowing experiences and the effect of his work on his life and family.

Zac Bears |

At Lebanon Correctional Institution in Ohio, 100 Percent AFSCME Membership

At the correctional institution where Phil Morris is president of OCSEA Chapter 8310, AFSCME membership is at 100 percent.

Clyde Weiss |

Would You Like Ribs or a Hot Dog with Your AFSCME Strong?

Hot dogs, BBQ and discussions about their union and politics were just a few highlights of a picnic for AFSCME members across Miami-Dade County, Fla.

Mark McCullough |

Illinois Direct Support Personnel Push for a Pay Raise

The Illinois public service workers who provide care to thousands of children and adults with developmental disabilities are fighting for a living wage.

David Kreisman |

Member Takes Workplace Violence Fight to DC

AFSCME Minnesota member Eric Hesse, at a Capitol Hill press conference, called for reforms needed to prevent violence against health care workers.

Omar Tewfik |

Public Safety at Risk from Malloy ‘Austerity’

AFSCME members in Connecticut are fighting to prevent state employee layoffs and deep cuts to vital services during the next fiscal year.

Larry Dorman/AFSCME Council 4 |

Never Quit: In Oregon, a Fight for Fairness

Oregon AFSCME won a grievance arbitration worth about $500,000 for Department of Corrections employees who had been short-changed.

Kevin Brown |
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