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Putting Words into Action: Building and Buying in the U.S.A.

A new campaign by UAW and Labor 411 goes beyond talk, taking real steps to return manufacturing – and buying – to the U.S.A.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Will Help Puerto Rico All the Way

AFSCME is doing its part to provide vital relief and services to Puerto Rico over the long haul.

Pete Levine, Namita Waghray |

Off the Streets and into the Fire

Jay Richards, a Boston parking enforcement supervisor, acted on instinct when he rushed into a burning condo. The result? A life saved.

Pete Levine |

Our Sisters and Brothers in Puerto Rico Need Our Help

Although the full extent of the damage from Hurricane Maria is yet to be known, one thing is certain: Our union Sisters and Brothers in Puerto Rico need our help.

Pablo Ros, Pete Levine |

First Class: First Wave of AFSCME Free College Benefit Students to Graduate

Among the first AFSCME Free College Benefit graduates are Ivy Caselli and Leslie Butler, who credit their union with making their college dreams come true.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Members Stay Strong Despite Being Walloped by Hurricane Irma

AFSCME members helped Floridians cope with Hurricane Irma and are ready to assist communities across the Southeast recover from the storm as it slowly dissipates.

Mark McCullough, Namita Waghray, Pete Levine |

Surviving Harvey with the Spirit of Community Service Intact

Learn how AFSCME members across south Texas worked tirelessly to keep basic operations going throughout Hurricane Harvey and in its aftermath.

Pete Levine, Namita Waghray, Clyde Weiss |

Congress Plans Tax Breaks for the Rich, Spending Cuts for Working Families

In the coming weeks, congressional leaders will be hoping to hand out huge tax windfalls to the rich by cutting programs working families need.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Facebook Groups Offer a New Way to Connect

With AFSCME Facebook groups, you can be a part of a conversation to swap stories, celebrate victories, and stay connected with other AFSCME members.

Pete Levine |

Lessons from Iowa

This past February, Iowa’s collective bargaining law was gutted. Learn how they’re standing up to take back what’s theirs.

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Condemns the Hateful Acts in Charlottesville

AFSCME condemns the hatred and violence perpetrated by white nationalists this past weekend in Charlottesville.

Pete Levine |

Making the Case in MD: VMOs Engage and Succeed

A recent Volunteer Member Organizing blitz in western Maryland succeeded in converting at least 130 fee payers into full members.

Pete Levine |

Feeling Fortunate, Paying it Forward

Margaret Smolko fosters compassion and dignity for the residents of the Pennsylvania care center where she works.

Pete Levine |

Father’s Day Fun, Sponsored by AFSCME and the Labor Movement

This Father’s Day, make sure your dad feels appreciated by using AFSCME benefits to treat him to something he deserves.

Pete Levine |

Trump’s Infrastructure Shell Game

President Trump’s infrastructure plan serves up sweet deals for private investors while making public service workers and communities suffer.

Pete Levine |

Continuing Studies: Making the Most Out of AFSCME’s Free College Benefit

AFSCME’s Free College Benefit means that learning never stops – no matter your age, job or the last time you set foot in a classroom.

Pete Levine |

Trump Education Budget: Another Attack on Public Workers

President Donald Trump’s proposed education budget will do away with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which supports financially-strapped public service workers.

Pete Levine |

Delaware Member Finds Kids Safe Harbor

Family Service Specialist Tim Dennison ensures that children in Delaware’s foster system find safe homes and have a voice in the world.

Pete Levine |

EMS Week: Celebrating Those Who Save Lives

In life’s most desperate hours, EMS workers respond without hesitation. EMS Week is a chance to thank them for their bravery, skill and compassion.

Pete Levine |

Successful Organizing and AFSCME’s Free College Benefit: A Winning Combination

In Cincinnati, people are joining AFSCME after having in-depth conversations with local leaders and learning about AFSCME’s Free College Benefit.

Pete Levine |