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Lawmakers’ Refusal to Compromise Puts Alaskans at Risk

Alaska state employees report to work every day because their communities are counting on them. State senators should do their basic jobs and pass a budget.

Justin Lee |

AFSCME Members Secure Big Victories in Texas

In Texas, AFSCME members secured a trifecta of victories.

Namita Waghray |

The All-Male Club That Will Decide Your Health Care

A group of 13 male lawmakers from the same political party, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, are meeting behind closed doors to make decisions about the future of our health care system. It doesn’t look good.

Pablo Ros |

AFSCME Defeats Raft of Bad Bills Filed in NM

“Our union is taking action,” said Council 18 president Casey Padilla, referring to AFSCME’s successful efforts to stop anti-worker proposals from becoming law in New Mexico. “We're speaking up politically on behalf of workers.”

Carter Bundy and Kevin Brown |

Living Paycheck to Paycheck Gets Harder When the Boss Doesn’t Pay You Right

Shortchanging Maryland state workers will cost the boss. Read on to find out more.

Kevin Zapf Hanes |

Council 4 Members Fight Back to Protect Collective Bargaining in Connecticut

Connecticut public workers fought off more than 100 attempts to cut their collective bargaining rights.

Larry Dorman, Council 4 |

AFSCME Strong Helps Nominate Champion to Lead New Jersey

Powered by the strength of working families across the Garden State, AFSCME-endorsed candidate Phil Murphy has secured the Democratic nomination for governor in a landslide.

John Noonan |

Ohioans to Sen. Portman: No Cuts to Health Care, Medicaid

AFSCME members and other worried Ohioans tell U.S. Sen. Rob Portman – say no to cutting Medicaid and health care.

Lisa Martin |

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.

Pablo Ros |

AFSCME Raises Alarm Over IT Outsourcing in OH

OCSEA is raising public awareness about the state of Ohio’s increased outsourcing for information technology services.

Lisa Martin |

New Jersey’s Local 3779-D Achieves a Milestone — 100% Membership

AFSCME members in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, achieve rare milestone – 100 percent membership.

John Noonan |

FL State Workers Getting First Real Raise in 11 Years – Thanks to AFSCME

Thousands of state employees in Florida are getting their first real raises in 11 years, and they have AFSCME Florida to thank for it.

Mark McCullough |

AFSCME, Opponents Protest Trump’s ‘Morally Unacceptable’ Budget

Pablo Ros |

LA State Workers Call for Corporations to Pay Fair Share of Taxes

Learn how 700 Louisiana state workers launched their campaign to get corporations to pay their fair share of taxes.

AFSCME Staff |

PA Child Care Workers Fight for Kids

Pennsylvania child care providers underscored that our children are our future and demanded more funding for children’s services at a recent rally.

Kevin Zapf Hanes |

She Became an EMT – and a Union Member – to Help Others

Emergency Medical Technician Lindsay Washington helped her co-workers build a union to improve the services they provide to the community.

Clyde Weiss |

Texas Corrections Members Take their Story to the Legislature

AFSCME Texas Corrections members recently lobbied their state legislators to secure funding for facility and vehicle repairs and for other issues.

Namita Waghray |

AFSCME: Don’t Fix Puerto Rico’s Problems on Backs of Public Workers, Retirees

Don’t solve Puerto Rico’s economic ills on the back of its public employees and retirees. That’s the message from Steve Kreisberg, AFSCME’s director of research and collective bargaining services.

Clyde Weiss |

Camden County Librarians Get Active for a Contract

Some N.J. librarians are standing together with support staff and winning together in their fight for a new contract.

John Noonan |

Delaware Employees: We’ve Sacrificed Enough, Governor

Enough with the governor’s “shared sacrifice” trope, say Delaware public employees, more than 3,000 of whom are eligible for state aid.

Kevin Zapf Hanes |
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