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Wisconsin Lame Duck Power Grab Extends Scott Walker’s Anti-Worker Legacy

These bills would limit the power of Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul; limit early voting, robbing many working families — particularly those in urban areas — of their voices.

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A Community Rallies Behind AFSCME Member’s Effort to Help Puerto Rico

When Hurricanes Maria and Irma struck, AFSCME member Gardy Domenech began a modest relief drive. He had no idea how his community in Mansfield, Pennsylvania, would rally behind him.

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Cut College Costs. Apply for These Scholarships.

For AFSCME members and their families, there are several scholarship opportunities that can make paying for a college degree easier.

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AFSCME Supports Bill Curbing Workplace Violence

The bill would help protect hospital, psychiatric, behavioral health care, EMS workers and others by requiring the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to issue a federal worker-protection standard.

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80 Years Ago: A Turning Point for Workers

Eighty years ago, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) took effect, creating for the first time a federal right to a minimum wage and overtime, while also banning child labor.

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“Junk” Insurance Plans Could Weaken Affordable Care Act Protections

With these junk plans, insurers are permitted to screen for, and charge more for, pre-existing conditions.

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It’s Not Too Late to Say NO to Kavanaugh

No to someone who’ll be a rubber stamp for interests that want to rig the rules of our economy. No to someone who has sided with corporations.

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Collective Action Prevails, Even Against Corporate Giant Amazon

The workers’ fight mirrors the fight taking place across the country by overlooked and underpaid workers who are tired of being pushed around and silenced.

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Minnesota’s Mark Ditsch is a Cheerful Warrior for his Community

Our latest Never Quit Service Award winner is Minnesota mild.

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Keeping Kavanaugh Off the Supreme Court

Call 1-888-981-9704 today to reach your state’s senators and tell them to vote no on Kavanaugh.

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Labor Union Approval Hits 15-Year High

This news comes despite a wave of unprecedented attacks by billionaire CEOs and corporate special interests to further rig our economy and democracy against everyday Americans.

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For Washington, D.C., Private EMS Workers – a New Contract and a Path Forward

The EMS professionals at American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance service in Washington, D.C., recently ratified their first contract.

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A Seat at the Table for EMS Workers in Prescott, Arizona

“We have a voice at the table with someone fighting for us."

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Standing with Federal Workers Against the White House’s Attacks

Wednesday is #RedforFeds day. Wear red to show solidarity for federal government workers whose rights are being threatened.

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Road Tripping to Graduation

To celebrate his AFSCME Free College graduation, John Caudell journeyed from Hawaii to Ohio, where his graduation ceremony was held.

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Poor People’s Campaign Spotlights Those Left Behind

Learn how the latest Poor People’s Campaign sheds light on how much progress must still be made, 50 years after MLK’s original campaign.

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Why Minnesota’s Growth Outpaces Wisconsin’s: A Case for a Progressive Agenda

Why are working families doing better in Minnesota than in Wisconsin? A new report explains why.

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AFSCME Launches Women’s Leadership Academy Online

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the issues that affect working women, strengthen leadership skills, engage politically, and inspire each other to become strong leaders and activists in their workplace.

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#Throwback Thursday: Mike Rachford

Meet AFSCME Retiree Mike Rachford, our latest #Throwback Thursday spotlight.

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AFSCME is Committed to Racial, Economic and Social Justice

An AFSCME working group met in Washington, D.C., to figure out how best to tackle racism within and beyond our union.

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