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Throwback Thursday: Meet AFSCME Retiree Member Joyce Hobbs

Joyce Hobbs, March’s #TBT candidate and a member of AFSCME Retirees, is following in her mom’s union footsteps.

Pete Levine |

Workers, Retirees Have a Powerful Advocate on Nation’s Largest Pension System

California public-service retirees and workers have a powerful advocate for their pensions – AFSCME member Priya Mathur.

Raju Chebium |
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Throwback Thursday: AFSCME Retiree John Henry Lewis

AFSCME Retiree John Henry Lewis’ motto is “I’ve retired but I haven’t expired.” He’s still fighting for AFSCME members.

Pete Levine |

Retirement Security Focus of New Michigan Retirees Chapter

Retirees from across Michigan banded together in late October to form Michigan Retirees United, AFSCME Chapter 255.

AFSCME Staff |
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Throwback Thursday: AFSCME Retiree Member Carol Ann Loehndorf

Meet Carol Ann Loehndorf, an AFSCME Retiree and the latest member to be spotlighted in our Retiree Throwback Thursday #TBT series.

Pete Levine |
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Throwback Thursday: AFSCME Retiree Member Sallie Robertson

Sallie Robertson is the next feature in our Retiree Throw Back Thursday #TBT series. From the DC 37 Retirees Association, one of New York’s finest crossing guards devoted her life to making sure the streets she protected were safe.

Pete Levine |
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AFSCME Retirees Never Quit!

AFSCME Retirees gave back to their communities through decades of hard work, but even in retirement they never quit.

Alaska Seniors Urge Sen. Murkowski to Oppose Dangerous Health Care Bill

Alaska retirees delivered a petition to Sen. Lisa Murkowski urging her to oppose legislation that would cause more than 30,000 Alaskans to lose their health care.

Justin Lee |

Puerto Rico Members Fight Pension Cuts in Court

SPU-AFSCME members are challenging the constitutionality of pension cuts in federal court.

AFSCME Staff |
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Friday the 13th Redefined for Union Plus American Dream Sweepstakes Winner

Frank Valone’s $30,000 grand prize marked the end of the American Dream Sweepstakes sponsored by the Union Plus Credit Card Program.

Union Plus |

Listen Up, Congress! This AFSCME Member Has a Message for You

AFSCME retiree Patricia Byrd went to Capitol Hill with a clear message: Hands off our Medicaid.

Pablo Ros |

WA Retirees Fight to Restore Basic Cost-of-Living Increases

In Washington state, retirees lobbied lawmakers this week to approve a cost-of-living increase this year. It would be the first since 2010.

Clyde Weiss and Derek Van Spoor, RPEC/AFSCME Chapter 10 |

Texas Corrections Employees, Retirees Push Legislative Priorities

AFSCME members in Texas pushed legislative priorities that working people and retirees in the Lone Star State care about during face-to-face meetings with Texas lawmakers and staff this week.

Namita Waghray |

The Financial Services Industry Doesn’t Want You to Care About This. We Do.

Financial advisers should consider your best interests over their own, but the financial industry – and the Trump administration – have a different agenda.

Clyde Weiss |

Trump’s Wrong Choice for OMB

Trump’s choice to head the Office of Management and Budget wants to make huge, arbitrary cuts that will cost America jobs and could send our economy into a tailspin.

Keeping Our Children Safe

Keeping our children safe is job #1. Your free child ID kit should help your peace of mind.

Pablo Ros |

CSEA Retiree Finds Second Calling in Local Politics

With the help of local labor groups, this AFSCME retiree is running for office.

Olivia Sandbothe |

Don’t Let Wall Street Grab Your Retirement Savings

Financial advisers are not required by law to put your best interests over theirs. President Obama’s trying to fix that but the right-wing lawmakers are blocking the way.

Clyde Weiss |

Would You Like Ribs or a Hot Dog with Your AFSCME Strong?

Hot dogs, BBQ and discussions about their union and politics were just a few highlights of a picnic for AFSCME members across Miami-Dade County, Fla.

Mark McCullough |

How 100 CEOs Equal 50 Million Families

Shocking new study shows the top 100 CEOs have as much retirement assets as 41 percent of all American families.

Clyde Weiss |