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Pride@Work Honors AFSCME, President Saunders

AFSCME and President Lee Saunders were honored by Pride@Work for fighting for LGBTQ workers’ rights.

Jay Hutchison |

Pharmacists at Kaiser Hawaii Choose to Build Power Through AFSCME

At least 100 pharmacists at Kaiser Hawaii in Honolulu have joined forced with UNAC/UHCP.

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AFSCME California Members Strike Again to Protest Outsourcing by UC

Watch video of the latest strike against the University of California.

Jashua Bane |

ASEA Members Block Privatization of Alaska Psychiatric Institute

More than 200 Alaska State Employees Association (ASEA) members work at API as protective service workers, nurses and clinicians.

Jashua Bane |

Child Care Providers Rally To Improve Early Care and Education

The purpose of a May Day child care providers rally in Sacramento, California, was to improve early care services and education.

Jashua Bane |

Survivors of Fallen Member Gain Health Coverage Thanks to AFSCME

Deceased AFSCME member Robert Scully’s family now has health insurance, thanks to Local 2960.

Jashua Bane |

Thousands of UC Workers Unite Against Unfair Labor Practices

The Wednesday strike came after the unions filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge against the UC system. The charge alleges that UC management engaged in a range of illegal conduct.

Jashua Bane |

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 |