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Never Quit Awardee Did Outstanding Work in Hurricane’s Aftermath

Ana Candelario was named the 2018 AFSCME Never Quit Service Award winner at AFSCME 43rd International Convention in Boston this month.

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‘A Form of Identity Theft’

When a corporate front group misused an AFSCME Council 31 member’s photo, she called the group out on it.

AFSCME Council 31 |

How the Plaintiff in Janus v. AFSCME Benefits from His Union

Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the Janus v. AFSCME case, benefits from his union. So what convinced Mr. Janus to join this destructive lawsuit?

Donnie Killen |

128 Oregon Workers Say Yes to AFSCME

A total of 128 Oregon behavioral health workers say yes to AFSCME.

Mark McCullough |

UCAN Workers Win a Union

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

AFSCME Council 31 |

We Mourn the Passing of Sister Pamela Knight

We mourn the loss of Sister Pamela Knight, a child protection investigator for the state of Illinois. The Council 31 member died after being attacked while doing her job.

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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 |

Nearing Retirement, but Not Slowing Down

Retirement may be nearing, but AFSCME Never Quit Award Winner Paul Spicer isn’t slowing down.

Pete Levine |

Pop Quiz on the AFSCME Free College Benefit

Local 52/ASEA member Dawn Duval recently shared her thoughts about AFSCME’s Free College Benefit and why she chose to pursue the program.

AFSCME Staff |

Oregon Strike Results in a Better Contract

AFSCME members in Lane County, Oregon, held out for a better contract and improved services to the public – and they got it.

Justin Lee |

California Governor Signs Slew of AFSCME-Backed Bills

Standing strong for communities through AFSCME, public service workers in California implemented legislative changes to benefit employees and the Californians they serve.

AFSCME Staff |

A Father’s Words Inspire a Lifetime of Service

This dedicated Connecticut public service worker makes sure people get enough to eat and have the necessary education and training to find meaningful work.

AFSCME Staff |

IL Child Protection Investigator Attacked on the Job

An Illinois child protection investigator, and a member of Council 31, was brutally attacked on the job and is in a coma.

AFSCME Council 31 |

Foster Home Shortage Hurting Kids, Workers in MN

AFSCME-represented child protection workers in Minnesota are finding it harder to place abused and neglected children in foster homes — even as the number of kids in the foster care system keeps going up.

Lynette Kalsnes, Minnesota Council 5 |

Feeling Fortunate, Paying it Forward

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

Pete Levine |

AFSCME Raises Alarm Over IT Outsourcing in OH

OCSEA is raising public awareness about the state of Ohio’s increased outsourcing for information technology services.

Lisa Martin |

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 |

‘I Know I Was Right, AFSCME Helped Me Prove It’

A state employee in Florida was wrongfully terminated. AFSCME helped her win her job back.

Mark McCullough |

Mountain Climber at Work and Outside is Latest Never Quit Winner

Never Quit Service Award winner Amy Biegler personifies the can-do attitude that makes her the champion she is, both on the job and on the mountain – Mount Kilimanjaro, to be precise.

Clyde Weiss |

Keeping Our Children Safe

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

Pablo Ros |