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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 |

What Right-Wing Groups Have in Store for Public Service Workers

A new report reveals the plans that corporate-backed groups are hatching to pull a massive, anti-union scam on public service workers.

AFSCME Staff |
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Meet an Amazing Public Service Worker

The story of this one public service worker shows the amazing and unique contributions AFSCME members make to their communities every day.

AFSCME Staff |

Scam Alert: State Policy Network

You could become the target of a scam to trick you into quitting your union. Don’t fall for it.

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 |
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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 |

Preventing Workplace Violence is a Priority This Workers Memorial Day

New standards are desperately needed at the federal level to combat the growing problem of workplace violence.

AFSCME Staff |

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 |

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 |

Deaf AFSCME Member in WA Wears Armor of Empathy to Fight for Others

Meet a deaf AFSCME Member in Washington state who fights for his community using empathy as his weapon.

TIM WELCH, AFSCME Council 28 |

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 |

The Week of I AM Commemorations

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

AFSCME Staff |

‘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 |

AFSCME in Memphis: I AM 2018 is Call to Action to “Reach the Promised Land”

On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Mountaintop” speech, AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders echoed King’s words on the struggle for racial and economic justice.

Pablo Ros |