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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 |

Hospital Workers in D.C. Vote Overwhelmingly to Join AFSCME

Workers at Providence Hospital in the nation’s capital have decided to join together in a union to gain a voice in their workplace.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME Oregon Executive Director Gets Arrested in Solidarity with Bargaining Workers

Securing a fair contract may call for strong actions – including getting arrested. Just ask Oregon AFSCME.

Ross Grami, Oregon AFSCME |

University of California Workers Strike for Fair Pay and Respect on the Job

Members of AFSCME Local 3299 who work for the University of California are on strike.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME Fights Pension Cost-of-Living Freeze in Ohio

OAPSE/AFSCME Local 4 members are standing up for thousands of retirees who are already struggling to get by.

Melissa Weinstein |

Puerto Rico Members Protest Austerity Plan

AFSCME members in Puerto Rico join mass protests against pay, retirement cuts and other austerity measures.

AFSCME Staff |
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This is the AFSCME Agenda

And it’s focused on workers like you.

Elissa McBride |

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 |

AFSCME Fights Outsourcing at the University of Washington

AFSCME members in Washington state are fighting to prevent outsourcing of laundry services at the state’s public medical school.

Tim Welch and Jashua Bane |

AFSCME Support Staff Partner with Teachers in Arizona Walkout

A historic walkout brings together public school support staff and educators to demand adequate funding public education in Arizona.

AFSCME Staff |

UC Workers Overwhelmingly Approve Strike Vote

AFSCME-represented University of California workers have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike vote.

AFSCME Staff |

Council 3 Fights for Safe Staffing in the Department of Juvenile Services After Riot

AFSCME Council 3 is fighting for additional staffing at juvenile detention facilities throughout Maryland following a violent episode at a Frederick County facility.

Katie Moy-Santos |

AFSCME Texas Corrections Fights for Higher CO Pay For All, Not Just New Hires

AFSCME Texas supports better pay for all correctional employees, not just new ones, and is fighting to make that happen.

Namita Waghray |

AFSCME to UC: Do More to Fight Inequality in Your Workforce

AFSCME Local 3299, the University of California’s largest employee union, has some advice for its employer: Do more to reduce inequality in your own workforce.

Pablo Ros |

AFSCME Retiree to Congress: 'Hands off my Medicare, Hands off my Social Security'

An AFSCME retiree has a powerful message for Congress: Don’t mess with Medicare or Social Security.

Omar Tewfik |

Trenton School Custodians Vote Unanimously to Affiliate with AFSCME NJ

About 65 school custodians in New Jersey’s capital, Trenton, have joined with AFSCME.

Jocelyn Alcox |

‘I AM 2018’ Rally Participants Urged to Continue Dr. King’s Struggle

Thousands marched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death and the Memphis, Tennessee, sanitation workers’ strike.

Pablo Ros |

UCAN Workers Win a Union

These workers in Chicago joined together to form a union with AFSCME Council 31.

AFSCME Council 31 |

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Rauner Appeal on Steps

Illinois Supreme Court rejects the governor’s appeal of a case AFSCME won at a lower court requiring the payment of step increases.

AFSCME Council 31 |

AFSCME Council 25 Endorses Whitmer for MI Governor

AFSCME Council 25 makes an endorsement in the Michigan gubernatorial race.

Lisa Martin |