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On the Record: Child Care for All
Thanks to a new state law, California child care providers have collective bargaining rights – the freedom to negotiate for better compensation and benefits, the ability to stand together in a strong union.
AFSCME is on a Roll
AFSCME is notching victories coast to coast and is energized by pro-worker momentum from state houses to Congress. A year after the Janus v. AFSCME ruling, the wind is at our backs.Lee Saunders |
NQSA Winner Marie Cetti and K-9 Uno: A Level of Companionship Like No Other
Marie Cetti is a winner of AFSCME’s Never Quit Service Award. For her and K-9 Uno, going above and beyond the call of duty is almost a part of the job description.AFSCME Staff |
'A Bold and Historic Step'
Watch as AFSCME President Lee Saunders explains why giving Nevada state workers collective bargaining rights is a “bold and historic step.AFSCME Staff |
Here’s the (Union) 411
Union 411 is a new series of videos by Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride, in which she highlights the valuable work AFSCME members do.AFSCME Staff |
#NeverQuit: Tanishia Barnes
By serving up hope and love, Tanishia makes a positive impact every single day.AFSCME Staff |
AFSCME California Members Strike Again to Protest Outsourcing by UC
Watch video of the latest strike against the University of California.Jashua Bane |
Remembering AFSCME President Jerry Wurf on his 100th Birthday
On what would be the 100th birthday of its former president, Jerry Wurf, AFSCME remembers a hero.Lee Saunders |
#UnionMom: Taneshia Barnes
Here’s to all the #unionmoms out there who, like Taneshia, are the backbones of countless families and communities. Happy Mother's Day and thank you for everything you do!
An Inspiration to All: Jackie Saunders
AFSCME President Lee Saunders sat down with his mother to talk with her about her life as an organizer, activist and educator.Lee Saunders |
Ideas@AFSCME: Let's Talk About Taxes!
For the first Ideas@AFSCME Facebook Live chat, we talked about how Americans feel about paying taxes.Pete Levine |
EMS Workers in Las Vegas File for a Union Election
Nearly 400 EMS workers at AMR Las Vegas, a private company, are demanding a union election at their worksite.Namita Waghray |
We Carry on Dr. King’s Fight
We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by carrying on his fight, 51 years after he paid the ultimate price.Lee Saunders |
Celebrate AFSCME Women Making History
During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the proud and fearless sisters who drive change in our union. AFSCME is strong because AFSCME women are strong.
On the Record: Resilience
Watch AFSCME President Lee Saunders explain how our union is resisting, persisting and continuing to build worker power.AFSCME Staff |
A Vital Link in the Chain
911 dispatchers save lives. Unfortunately, their contributions to the emergency response system are often overlooked. A new bill co-sponsored by former AFSCME member Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) will change that.Pete Levine |
Union Leaders Discuss the Future of American Labor
AFSCME President Lee Saunders and leaders of other public sector unions stressed that organizing and cross-union collaboration are vital for the future of the labor movement in the post-Janus era.AFSCME Staff |
Keep the Government Open
Federal government workers are back on the job and getting paid – for now. We cannot afford another government shutdown.