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Lisa Martin

It’s Back to School for OAPSE Members

The strike’s over at OAPSE Local 390 at Claymont City Schools in Ohio now that a new contract is in place.

Lisa Martin |

Nearly 8 Years Later, Big Legal Win for AFSCME Wisconsin

A Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling restores the pension rights of hundreds of AFSCME members in Milwaukee County.

Lisa Martin |

Cold? What Cold? AFSCME Members Kept Working Through The Deep Freeze

Thousands of public service workers made sure the streets and highways were clean; schools were safe for children to learn in; and sidewalks, ramps and other public spaces for the elderly and disabled were safe to use.

Namita Waghray, Lisa Martin |

AFSCME Council 25 Endorses Whitmer for MI Governor

AFSCME Council 25 makes an endorsement in the Michigan gubernatorial race.

Lisa Martin |

AFSCME Appeals Judge’s Ruling in Collective Bargaining Lawsuit

AFSCME in Iowa is taking its fight against an anti-collective bargaining law all the way to the Iowa Supreme Court.

Lisa Martin |

Violent Assaults on Staff Increasing in Illinois Prisons, Youth Centers

Assaults on staff in state correctional facilities have increased by 51 percent in the last two years.

Lisa Martin |

A Routine Job Becomes a Job to Save a Life

Two Akron, Ohio, AFSCME members helped save the life of a driver who lost control of his vehicle and crashed.

Clyde Weiss, Lisa Martin |

911 Dispatchers’ Calls for Help Go Unanswered

AFSCME members in South Bend, Indiana, are making the case for why St. Joseph County needs to hire more 911 dispatchers.

Lisa Martin |

Red Cross Workers in Midwestern Local Win First Contract

Success. About 300 Red Cross workers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota have secured their first contract.

Lisa Martin |

AFSCME Local 2629 Lay Their Cards on the Table

AFSCME Strong trumps right-to-work in Kentucky, where members let the city of Louisville know they stand together.

Lisa Martin |

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 |

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 |