Just as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for economic and racial justice, so do AFSCME members today. With strength and solidarity, we honor his legacy through action.
Let’s stand together to reaffirm our commitment to justice. We will Never Quit.
Thank you for honoring our union history
This month, tens of thousands of workers and their allies joined together in Memphis, Tennessee, for I AM 2018, a nationwide campaign to advance social and economic justice by drawing on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike.
Please join us. Even if you couldn’t travel to Memphis, you can take part in this historic moment.
Such a short but powerful statement says that you're not going to let powerful interests rob working families of their freedom to join strong unions. Your recording will be a part of a chorus of workers who know that the fight for freedom has only just begun.
Sisters and brothers: We need to speak up together to secure our future.
A proposal by the Trump administration’s Labor Department would allow restaurant owners to keep the tips you leave for your waiter – or, to put it more bluntly, it would give bosses permission to take some of those tips for themselves.
Sounds outrageous, right? It gets worse. After an internal analysis of the proposed rule revealed that restaurant workers would lose billions of dollars a year, department leaders “ordered staff to revise the data methodology to lessen the expected impact,” according to Bloomberg.