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AFSCME Supports Bill to Restore Voting Rights Protections

We strongly support the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019, which would block discriminatory laws aimed at disenfranchising minority voters.

Pablo Ros |

Behavioral Health Workers in New Jersey Overwhelming Vote to Join AFSCME

In New Jersey’s Mercer County, behavioral health workers choose to build power through AFSCME.

Mark McCullough |

Black Friday Demonstrations at GUESS Stores Will Protest Foundation Layoffs

As shoppers seek the best bargains on Black Friday, AFSCME members and allies will be coming together outside GUESS stores to hold protests to show that worker dignity is not for sale.

AFSCME Staff |

In Nashua, New Hampshire, School Workers Win Fight Against Privatization

AFSCME Local 365 (Council 93) school workers in Nashua, New Hampshire, fought privatization, winning a new five-year contract.

AFSCME Staff |

Nevada State Employees Continue Momentum Toward Bargaining Table

The third unit of Nevada state employees, the professional health care unit, seeks recognition as AFSCME for collective bargaining purposes.

Cyndy Hernandez |

Labor Secretary: ‘Turn Up the Volume on Worker Voice’

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez made a strong case for the value of labor unions following the release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2014 Union Membership Report.

Pablo Ros |

Louisiana Governor Wins Reelection as Working Families Make Their Voices Heard

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards won reelection – becoming the only pro-worker governor in the Deep South – thanks to working people, including AFSCME members.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME Members Stand Up Against Outsourcing at University of California

University of California system’s outsourcing practices spark another unfair labor practice strike as thousands of AFSCME members demand fairness and dignity.

Mark McCullough |

Museum Workers Stand Up to Owners After Being Laid Off

Workers at the Marciano Art Foundation, who were fired soon after organizing a union through AFSCME Council 36, are fighting the move.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Members Help Secure Pro-Worker Victories Nationwide

In states and cities nationwide, working people made their voices heard on Tuesday, electing pro-worker candidates and further fueling the momentum in favor of working people.

AFSCME Staff |

Knocking on Doors, Firing Up Voters in Virginia

AFSCME members, along with hundreds of their sisters and brothers from other unions, are working hard in cities across Virginia to turn out the vote on Election Day, which is Tuesday.

AFSCME Staff |

Iowa Workers Vote for Recertification – Again

For the third consecutive year, Iowa workers have voted overwhelmingly to recertify their union.

Pete Levine |

City Workers in San Antonio Choose to Unite Through AFSCME

AFSCME is the union preferred by 6,000 workers at the City of San Antonio. They chose AFSCME to represent their interests before management.

Antonio Lewis |

Across the Nation, Workers Are Striking Like It’s 1986

Workers are increasingly making their voices heard as they seek a bigger share of the economic pie. Union can amplify their collective voice.

Pablo Ros |

A Celebration for California’s Child Care Providers

California child care workers celebrate winning collective bargaining rights, joined by their governor and AFSCME President Lee Saunders.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Stands with Striking Chicago Public School Teachers

CTU represents 25,000 teachers, paraprofessionals and clinicians. They are demanding that newly elected Mayor Lori Lightfoot deliver on her campaign promises.

Pete Levine |

Advancing (In)Justice: AFSCME Condemns Layoffs at Asian American Nonprofit in Los Angeles

We condemn the sudden layoffs of 18 staffers at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles – many of whom led the effort to unionize through AFSCME.

AFSCME Staff |

First Contract Ratification Points to Power of Collective Bargaining

Washington state assistant attorneys general, who fought for collective bargaining rights in the legislature, overwhelmingly approve first contract.

WFSE and Jashua Bane |

AFSCME Members Rally to Protect LGBTQ Rights

We stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community, as AFSCME members showed during a rally on the steps of the Supreme Court today. The court is hearing three cases involving LGBTQ rights.

Pete Levine |

Now that Janus Failed, Alaska’s Anti-Public Services Governor Resorts to Dirty Tricks

Alaska’s governor and attorney general want to make it harder for unions in the public sector to collect dues. But a judge said no.

Pablo Ros |
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