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Standing Strong with Oakland Teachers

AFSCME in Northern California is standing in solidarity with striking teachers in Oakland. Find out why.

Jashua Bane |

Attorneys for Washington State Seek Collective Bargaining Rights

Assistant attorneys general in Washington state seek collective bargaining rights from the legislature.

Jashua Bane |

Child Care Workers Stand Together for Better Early Education

“Having a union means the state agencies can’t just do whatever they want. We are part of an organization that knows the rules and helps providers."

Jashua Bane |

Unsung Heroes No More: NM Event Honors Public Safety Workers

AFSCME Council 18 members came together on Jan. 31 to honor public safety officers and their vital contributions to our communities.

Jashua Bane |

AFSCME Parents Rejoice as Teachers Secure Win to Improve Education

The teachers went on strike to highlight the many ways in which their students were being shortchanged.

Jashua Bane |

As Fires Burned in California, AFSCME Members Helped and Were Helped

As the death toll continues to rise and as smoke engulfs nearby cities, AFSCME members have stepped up to help – often at great personal sacrifice.

Jashua Bane, Pablo Ros |

Carson City, California, Workers Help Local Kids Succeed

AFSCME members in Carson City, California organized a book drive to help local kids.

Jashua Bane |

A Long, Hard-Earned Victory for Bay Area Community College Workers

Support staff at one California community college district are celebrating a strong contract that followed an arduous negotiating process.

Jashua Bane |

University of California Workers Strike for Fair Pay and Respect on the Job

Members of AFSCME Local 3299 who work for the University of California are on strike.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME Fights Outsourcing at the University of Washington

AFSCME members in Washington state are fighting to prevent outsourcing of laundry services at the state’s public medical school.

Tim Welch and Jashua Bane |

New Mexico State Employees Make the Case for Wage Increases

New Mexico public service workers are celebrating pay raises for state workers, made possible by AFSCME’s effective advocacy.

Jashua Bane |

Some 600 Hospital Workers in Northern California Join AFSCME

Find out how and why nearly 600 hospital workers in Northern California joined AFSCME.

Jashua Bane and Martin Ricard |