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Despite Catastrophe, AFSCME Members in Puerto Rico Remain Grateful

Facing catastrophe all around them, members of Servidores Públicos Unidos/AFSCME Council 95 continue to serve their communities.

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Pay Raises Coming to School Support Workers in Prince George’s County, MD

Thanks to AFSCME, school support workers in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are getting overdue pay raises.

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Scab Labor Failing to Provide 5-Star Care at Cedar Haven Nursing Home

The message from the ongoing strike in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, by AFSCME-represented nurses, certified nursing assistants, laundry and maintenance employees and groundskeepers is simple: “Residents before profits.”

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PA Child Care Providers Push for Fair Funding

In Philadelphia, AFSMCE members are demanding adequate state funding for child care and early education.

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Workers Strike for Dignity in Lebanon, PA

AFSCME-represented health care workers in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, walked off the job due to the lack of respect for the services they provide.

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Six DC 37 Members are in Puerto Rico to Help with Relief Efforts

Six members from AFSCME District Council 37 have flown to Puerto Rico to help the island rebuild after Hurricane Maria as part of a contingent from AFL-CIO unions.

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Serving Puerto Rico During Hurricanes

As Hurricane Irma threatened Puerto Rico, AFSCME members on the island took quick action to help residents.

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PA Child Care Providers Stepped up and Kids are Better for It

Determined to fight for Pennsylvania’s children, AFSCME’s child care professionals worked hard in the state legislature to increase child care funding. They succeeded. But the real winners were the children.

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Furloughed NJ State Workers Will Get Paid, Thanks to AFSCME

New Jersey state workers who were needlessly furloughed will get back pay, thanks to the tireless advocacy by members of AFSCME New Jersey.

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Families Worry about Vital Services and Jobs; NJ Gov. Christie Headed to the Beach

AFSCME New Jersey members are fighting to make sure that state workers affected by a brief – and needless – government shutdown get paid in full.

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Living Paycheck to Paycheck Gets Harder When the Boss Doesn’t Pay You Right

Shortchanging Maryland state workers will cost the boss. Read on to find out more.

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PA Child Care Workers Fight for Kids

Pennsylvania child care providers underscored that our children are our future and demanded more funding for children’s services at a recent rally.

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Delaware Employees: We’ve Sacrificed Enough, Governor

Enough with the governor’s “shared sacrifice” trope, say Delaware public employees, more than 3,000 of whom are eligible for state aid.

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Maryland Governor Merits Just One Star

AFSCME Council 3 gives Gov. Larry Hogan a one-star review.

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Rhode Island University Students Learn Why Unions Matter

President J. Michael Downey, Rhode Island Council 94, shared his personal story as example of why we need to stand up for unions.

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Toll Worker Shortchanged, Wins Big Payout

AFSCME fought for a Delaware toll worker to get paid what she was owed, underscoring the value of belonging to a union.

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More Than 1,000 AFSCME Members Flood Battleground States

AFSCME members are leaving nothing to chance as they flood battleground states to support pro-working family candidates.

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Play “Feeding the Dragon” Recalls Life with Dad, a DC 37 Member

The late George King Washington was New York City Public Library live-in custodian and a proud DC 37 member. Now he’s the subject of his daughter’s play.

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Workers and Community Stand United to Save Howard University Hospital

Howard University Hospital workers rally to raise awareness of the high quality health care they provide to the Washington, DC, community.

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9,300 Phone Calls + 1,400 House Visits Proves CSEA Is AFSCME Strong

Members of New York’s CSEA Local 1000 recently signed more than 1,800 Never Quit campaign cards, demonstrating their commitment to their union.

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