For Immediate Release
Contact: Natalia Pérez Santos

AFSCME’s Saunders: ‘This is what it means to have a truly pro-worker administration’

AFSCME President Lee Saunders released the below statement applauding the Biden-Harris administration’s new guidelines to encourage collective bargaining and guarantee that federal employees are educated on their rights:

“This is what it means to have a truly pro-worker administration – one that believes it is the responsibility of government to empower working people and encourage collective bargaining. Federal employees serve the country with pride every day, and they deserve a voice on the job. By making it an official policy of the federal government to ensure its workers are aware of their rights, the Biden-Harris administration is setting an important example for other employers in both the public and private sector. As workers across the country are rising to demand a seat at the table and a piece of the pie, we must continue the fight to protect and expand the freedom of all workers to organize by passing the PRO Act and the Public Sector Freedom to Negotiate Act.”