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Behavioral Health Workers Closer to Winning Full Funding of Student Loan Repayment Program

Establishing and funding this new loan repayment program, part of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, is a priority for AFSCME’s United We Heal campaign.

Mark McCullough |

Because They Never Quit, Florida Workers Won Back Pay Case

Members and retirees of AFSCME Local 161 never quit, and now they’ve won a back pay case with an $800,000 settlement.

Mark McCullough |

Behavioral Health Members Hold Lobby Day in Oregon

Behavioral health workers are building political power in Oregon. They’re pushing state legislators to adopt policies and programs to benefit the people they serve.

Mark McCullough |

With New Convention, AFSCME Florida Writes New Page in Its History

AFSCME Florida has new leadership, new momentum from its convention.

Mark McCullough |

Bipartisanship Prevails as Congress Passes Funding for Mental Health Providers

Behavioral health clinics in Oregon and Oklahoma will remain open past March 31 thanks to a House bill that passed with overwhelming, bipartisan support.

Mark McCullough |

Behavioral Health Members Are Becoming AFSCME Strong in Oregon

At 101 events across the state in January, Council 75’s weeklong blitz engaged 1,700 members, who did everything from talking to co-workers about the difference joining a union makes, to becoming active in their union, to increasing membership.

Mark McCullough |

A Renewed Commitment to Growth Delivers Success in Florida

A total of 5,000 additional workers have joined together through AFSCME Florida since the summer of 2015.

Mark McCullough |

AFSCME NJ Joins National Campaign to Elevate Behavioral Health Industry

The United We Heal campaign aims to build a strong and equitable behavioral health community that ensures workers have their voices protected.

Kathleen Cancio, Mark McCullough |

AFSCME Florida Members Renew Push for a Fair Budget

AFSCME Florida members are pushing for an across-the-board pay increase for workers employed by the State of Florida to cover rising costs.

Mark McCullough and Kelly Benjamin, AFSCME Florida |

Oregon Behavioral Health Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join AFSCME

They become the latest in a wave of therapists, case managers, peers, support staff and other dedicated care providers who are uniting through AFSCME’s United We Heal campaign to fix a broken system.

Mark McCullough |

AFSCME Members Rally for Safe Staffing Levels After Attack on Co-Worker

They are seeking tougher worker-safety policies at a psychiatric hospital after one of their co-workers was attacked by a patient.

Mark McCullough |

Dania Beach Members Hold Management Accountable for Promised Raise

Without a union, you are fighting on your own against the very people who can make or break your job.

Mark McCullough |

128 Oregon Workers Say Yes to AFSCME

A total of 128 Oregon behavioral health workers say yes to AFSCME.

Mark McCullough |

AFSCME Members Fight Privatization of Florida Public Utility

AFSCME members in Jacksonville, Florida, have won the first round in their fight to prevent the local electric utility from falling into private hands.

Mark McCullough |

Florida Local Uses Strong Contract to Save Jobs and Fix Workplace Problems

Thanks to a strong contract, a Florida local was able to save jobs and fix other workplace problems.

Mark McCullough |

A Contract Win Full of Firsts Fuels Growth for One AFSCME Florida Local

AFSCME Local 1584 won favorable terms and added new members during a hard-won fight to secure a new contract.

Mark McCullough |

Miami-Dade School Employees Finish 2017 With Big Contract Win

The AFSCME local representing school employees in Florida’s most populous county ended 2017 with a strong contract.

Mark McCullough |

How to Ensure Pay Fairness Through Your Union

Public service workers can better advocate for their communities and for each other when they come together in unions, as a Florida case illustrates.

Mark McCullough |

A Win for Working Families in the FL Special Election

Working people in south Florida have an ally in the Florida Senate, thanks to AFSCME.

Mark McCullough |
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Cool Job: Protecting Florida’s Underwater Treasures

If you’ve ever visited the Florida Keys, and spent any time off of dry land, then you’ve visited the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. We tell you about a member who protects this fragile ecosystem.

Mark McCullough |