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Pablo Ros

Help Our Sisters and Brothers in Puerto Rico

Sandra Pacheco is one of many AFSCME members and retirees in Puerto Rico who have been affected by a series of earthquakes and aftershocks that began Dec. 28.

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Latest Threat to ACA Strengthens Our Resolve to Protect Health Care

The latest threat to the Affordable Care Act comes from a ruling this week from a federal appellate court. We won’t let opponents take away health care from millions of people.

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Report: Employer Aggression Against Unionizing Workers is Strong

A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute highlights the breadth of employer wrongdoing in targeting workers who wish to unionize.

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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.

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State and Local Workers See High Value in Their Jobs Despite Stress, Survey Finds

A new survey shows public service workers value their pensions more than their pay.

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Former DC 37 Vice President Springs into Action to Save Two from Burning Car

Jim Tucciarelli, the former vice president of District Council 37 who retired this year, sprang into action last weekend when he came across a vehicle in flames where two people were trapped.

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Tulsa Water Distribution Admin Is ‘Awesome Person’ and Problem Solver

Laura Chance of Oklahoma Local 1180, works behind the scenes to make sure employees of Tulsa’s water department have everything they need to keep the water distribution system up and running.

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AFSCME Stands with Dreamers as Supreme Court Weighs their Future

AFSCME will continue to stand with Dreamers, whose future is being weighed by the Supreme Court in a case involving an Obama-era policy known as DACA.

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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.

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New Book Shows AFSCME’s Role in Key Fights that Shaped Labor

Former New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse visited AFSCME International to talk about his latest book and the future of labor.

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California Nurse Once Thought About Quitting but Persevered

Early in Brian Zeringue’s career, a patient died on him. He thought about quitting, but thanks to support from his colleagues, he persevered – and his community is better off for it.

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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.

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We Stand with UAW Workers on Strike

We stand in solidarity with the members of United Auto Workers. They went on strike against General Motors today, walking off their jobs and shutting down manufacturing plants, demanding a fair contract.

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AFSCME Women: Motivated, Mobilized and Leading the Way

We organize for rights and respect, and in 2020 we will organize to make sure people in public service have a say in the elections.

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Approval for Unions Near 50-Year High, Reflecting Broader Momentum

Approval for unions is at a near 50-year high. It’s becoming increasingly clear that this trend is the result of workers realizing the value of unions.

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Candidates Say Yes to Union Rights

Divided presidential candidates were united over one issue at AFSCME Public Service Forum.

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We Applaud House Effort to Give Federal Employees Paid Leave

We applaud the House for passing a bill that would guarantee federal workers up to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for their children or sick family members or to recover from serious medical problems.

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At Rogers High School in Minnesota, Special Ed Students Find a Safe Place in Becky Grupa

“She just makes it so easy for kids to learn because she puts them at ease and lets them know that it’s okay if you don’t know something."

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Former Iowa Nurse Speaks Up for Union Bill in Congress

A former Iowa nurse and AFSCME member who was attacked on the job supports congressional legislation that would protect union rights.

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Prisons Can Become Safer Through Collective Bargaining

OCSEA members who work at the Ross facility sat down with management to discuss improving safety measures in the workplace.

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