http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 Overturning Roe v. Wade strips away ‘a foundational freedom.’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/overturning-roe-v-wade-strips-away-a-foundational-freedom Fri, 24 Jun 2022 19:10:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/overturning-roe-v-wade-strips-away-a-foundational-freedom Saunders, labor leaders and lawmakers push Biden for student debt relief https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-labor-leaders-and-lawmakers-push-biden-for-student-debt-relief Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/saunders-labor-leaders-and-lawmakers-push-biden-for-student-debt-relief Never Quit winner is California social services worker who helped solve a kidnapping https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-california-social-services-worker-who-helped-solve-a-kidnapping Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:50:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-california-social-services-worker-who-helped-solve-a-kidnapping AFSCME members rally at Ohio Capitol demanding recognition for COVID-19 work https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-rally-at-ohio-capitol-demanding-recognition-for-covid-19-work Tue, 21 Jun 2022 21:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-rally-at-ohio-capitol-demanding-recognition-for-covid-19-work New Jersey behavioral health workers employed by SERV Centers may strike https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-workers-employed-by-serv-centers-may-strike Fri, 17 Jun 2022 18:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-workers-employed-by-serv-centers-may-strike AFSCME’s advocacy ensures Minnesota Frontline Pay program off to a great start https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-advocacy-ensures-minnesota-frontline-pay-program-off-to-a-great-start Thu, 16 Jun 2022 17:05:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-advocacy-ensures-minnesota-frontline-pay-program-off-to-a-great-start National labor leaders join Philadelphia Museum of Art workers at rally for fair contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/national-labor-leaders-join-philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-at-rally-for-fair-contract Wed, 15 Jun 2022 21:17:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/national-labor-leaders-join-philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-at-rally-for-fair-contract More than 9 million public service workers eligible for federal student debt forgiveness https://www.afscme.org/blog/more-than-9-million-public-service-workers-eligible-for-federal-student-debt-forgiveness Tue, 14 Jun 2022 16:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/more-than-9-million-public-service-workers-eligible-for-federal-student-debt-forgiveness A union voice can help address burnout among health care workers nationwide https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-union-voice-can-help-address-burnout-among-health-care-workers-nationwide Mon, 13 Jun 2022 18:16:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-union-voice-can-help-address-burnout-among-health-care-workers-nationwide 27 AFSCME members, family members awarded 2022 Union Plus scholarships https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-family-members-awarded-2022-union-plus-scholarships Thu, 09 Jun 2022 17:47:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-family-members-awarded-2022-union-plus-scholarships Workers for Kansas City, MO, secure raises in bid to prevent brain drain https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-for-kansas-city-mo-secure-raises-in-bid-to-prevent-brain-drain Wed, 08 Jun 2022 17:14:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-for-kansas-city-mo-secure-raises-in-bid-to-prevent-brain-drain In Public Service Spotlight, FL member talks about caring for mental health patients https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-public-service-spotlight-fl-member-talks-about-caring-for-mental-health-patients Mon, 06 Jun 2022 19:09:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-public-service-spotlight-fl-member-talks-about-caring-for-mental-health-patients Colorado collective bargaining law is latest evidence of surging union momentum https://www.afscme.org/blog/colorado-collective-bargaining-law-is-latest-evidence-of-surging-union-momentum Fri, 03 Jun 2022 14:56:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/colorado-collective-bargaining-law-is-latest-evidence-of-surging-union-momentum Workers at Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library seek union recognition https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-baltimores-enoch-pratt-free-library-seek-union-recognition Thu, 02 Jun 2022 17:33:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-baltimores-enoch-pratt-free-library-seek-union-recognition Staff at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announce they’re forming a union https://www.afscme.org/blog/staff-at-academy-museum-of-motion-pictures-announce-theyre-forming-a-union Wed, 01 Jun 2022 18:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/staff-at-academy-museum-of-motion-pictures-announce-theyre-forming-a-union Colorado collective bargaining bill signed into law https://www.afscme.org/blog/colorado-collective-bargaining-bill-signed-into-law Tue, 31 May 2022 16:50:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/colorado-collective-bargaining-bill-signed-into-law AFSCME member urges Congress to make child care more affordable for working families https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-urges-congress-to-make-child-care-more-affordable-for-working-families Fri, 27 May 2022 16:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-urges-congress-to-make-child-care-more-affordable-for-working-families Wisconsin Council 32 files charge against American Red Cross https://www.afscme.org/blog/wisconsin-council-32-files-charge-against-american-red-cross Thu, 26 May 2022 18:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/wisconsin-council-32-files-charge-against-american-red-cross ‘We will no longer tolerate a failed status quo’ on gun violence https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-will-no-longer-tolerate-a-failed-status-quo-on-gun-violence Thu, 26 May 2022 16:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-will-no-longer-tolerate-a-failed-status-quo-on-gun-violence Historic union win for workers at one Missouri library system https://www.afscme.org/blog/historic-union-win-for-workers-at-one-missouri-library-system Wed, 25 May 2022 15:51:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/historic-union-win-for-workers-at-one-missouri-library-system AFSCME members honor Mental Health Awareness Month, reflect on changing industry https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-honor-mental-health-awareness-month-reflect-on-changing-industry Tue, 24 May 2022 19:37:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-honor-mental-health-awareness-month-reflect-on-changing-industry Congress must act now to address nationwide infant formula shortage https://www.afscme.org/blog/congress-must-act-now-to-address-nationwide-infant-formula-shortage Mon, 23 May 2022 20:17:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/congress-must-act-now-to-address-nationwide-infant-formula-shortage Local 126 members ratify first contract with L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art https://www.afscme.org/blog/local-126-members-ratify-first-contract-with-l-a-s-museum-of-contemporary-art Fri, 20 May 2022 18:01:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/local-126-members-ratify-first-contract-with-l-a-s-museum-of-contemporary-art Never Quit winner Jenny Barta, a public health nurse, was born to serve her community https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-jenny-barta-a-public-health-nurse-was-born-to-serve-her-community Thu, 19 May 2022 14:50:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-jenny-barta-a-public-health-nurse-was-born-to-serve-her-community AFSCME Local 2021 members celebrate pay raises they helped secure through their union https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-local-2021-members-celebrate-pay-raises-they-helped-secure-through-their-union Wed, 18 May 2022 16:17:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-local-2021-members-celebrate-pay-raises-they-helped-secure-through-their-union