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AFSCME Maryland Leads Fight Against ‘Public Health Crisis’

AFSCME is fighting for expanded mental health services in Maryland despite being chronically understaffed.

David Kreisman, Raju Chebium |

Labor Unions Are Surging in Popularity

A new Gallup poll shows public support for labor unions is the highest since 2003.

Raju Chebium |

Keep Those Donations Coming, AFSCME Members Need Your Help

Please continue to donate to the AFSCME Fallen Heroes Fund to help sisters and brothers affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Raju Chebium |

You Can Stop the Senate from Wrecking Our Health Care System

Yes, you can stop right-wing senators from wrecking our health care system. Call your senators now and tell them to vote no.

Raju Chebium |

AFSCME Says No to Private School Vouchers

Private school vouchers are making a comeback in a federal spending bill that’ll keep government running through September 30. This is bad for public education.

Becky Levin and Raju Chebium |

Louisiana Members Step up Actions for Workplace Safety, Funding

To stop violent attacks, employees of Louisiana’s Pinecrest Supports and Services Center used their union, and the news media, to get the word out.

Clyde Weiss and Raju Chebium |

Slashing the Federal Workforce Isn’t Cool, Mick Mulvaney

The Trump administration relishes the prospect of slashing the federal workforce. They’re wrong. Here’s why.

Raju Chebium |

In Florida, AFSCME’s Razor-Sharp Focus is on Growth

Florida AFSCME is looking for a few – make that many more – working people to reap the benefits of a strong contract and is working to build on membership growth it achieved last year.

Raju Chebium |

Trump’s Immigration Policies ‘Nothing Short of Mass Deportation’

Trump’s new immigration push ‘nothing sort of mass deportation,” AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders says.

Raju Chebium |

Voter Fraud? What You Talkin’ About, Trump?

What voter fraud? President Donald Trump alleges—falsely—that there’s massive voter fraud. But there’s no evidence that this is true.

Raju Chebium |

This Is Why You Need a Union

Three reasons why working people need unions.

Raju Chebium |

Let’s Not Forget: Obamacare Saves Lives

The Affordable Care Act barred insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and made it possible for 30 million people to get insured.

Raju Chebium |

Seriously? $1 Federal Pay?

Congress could slash salaries of individual federal employees to as low as $1 under an obscure rule revived by right-wing lawmakers.

Raju Chebium |

AFSCME Helps Block Postal Privatization

AFSCME and other labor groups can now celebrate a victory in the move to stop privatization of public services.

Raju Chebium |

Here’s How to Cut College Costs

A proposal to make college free for many New Yorkers is making news, but AFSCME was there first. Members can earn a two-year degree for free. Check out our blog to find out more.

Raju Chebium |

Trump Doesn’t Speak for Working Americans

Unions, not President-elect Donald Trump or the 115th Congress, give working people a powerful voice.

Raju Chebium |

A Simple Yet Powerful New Year’s Resolution

Here’s a way to help AFSCME grow stronger so our union can help working people everywhere.

Raju Chebium |

Ohio Gov Blocks Minimum Wage Vote in Cleveland

Clevelanders won’t be able to decide next year if employers in their city should pay workers at least $15 an hour, thanks to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Raju Chebium |

UNITE HERE, 2 Trump Hotels Announce Agreements

Victory! UNITE HERE has reached agreements with Trump Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington, DC, after going to the mat with AFSCME’s backing.

Raju Chebium |

A Few of Labor’s Gifts to Working People

Check out five reasons (and more!) to thank the labor movement this holiday season.

Raju Chebium |