Slashing Medicaid Would Devastate In-Home Care Patients and Providers
For 5 million Americans who receive home care and for the AFSCME members who provide that vital service, cuts and caps to Medicaid would have devastating consequences.
The AFSCME Difference: How Thousands of Workers Are Finding Their Voice
At a time of growing economic and political uncertainty, thousands of public service workers across the country are joining with AFSCME to gain a voice.
‘Just Doing My Job’
Read the inspiring story of how Renita Smith, a Maryland member, saved school children from a burning bus.
Health Care Matters
When politicians talk about repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they seem to forget that the health of millions of families and communities is at stake.
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Nominate Someone Today!
Know someone at your work who’s truly dedicated to public service? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty and does an outstanding job? Nominate them for a Never Quit Service Award.
AFSCME Members Never Quit
Off the Streets and into the Fire
Jay Richards, a Boston parking enforcement supervisor, acted on instinct when he rushed into a burning condo. The result? A life saved.
A Routine Job Becomes a Job to Save a Life
Two Akron, Ohio, AFSCME members helped save the life of a driver who lost control of his vehicle and crashed.
When Public Service Becomes a Divine Calling
Alex Hamilton, a maintenance worker for Sacramento public housing, got a lot farther by working a lot harder in his community through his public service and extraordinary generosity.Read more
Don’t Be Left Behind – Get a College Degree with AFSCME’s Help
“The dominance of college graduates in the economy is, if anything, accelerating,” reports the Associated Press. Let AFSCME help you get a college degree – with no out-of-pocket costs.
First Class: First Wave of AFSCME Free College Benefit Students to Graduate
Among the first AFSCME Free College Benefit graduates are Ivy Caselli and Leslie Butler, who credit their union with making their college dreams come true.
Your Money, Your Goals: Announcing Financial Education Clinics for Members
Announcing a valuable benefit for AFSCME members: Free clinics where you can learn how to better manage your finances.
Public Safety Protection Program
Added protection for on-the-job criminal and civil incidents and workers' compensation injuries.Read more