http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 AFSCME Family Scholars inspire us all https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-family-scholars-inspire-us-all Tue, 15 Jun 2021 18:01:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-family-scholars-inspire-us-all AFSCME members lead the way in getting vaccinated https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-lead-the-way-in-getting-vaccinated Tue, 15 Jun 2021 14:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-lead-the-way-in-getting-vaccinated Charles Smith preserves Rhode Island’s hallowed veterans cemetery https://www.afscme.org/blog/charles-smith-preserves-rhode-islands-hallowed-veterans-cemetery Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:56:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/charles-smith-preserves-rhode-islands-hallowed-veterans-cemetery Philadelphia cultural and museum workers celebrate the formation of Local 397 https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-cultural-and-museum-workers-celebrate-the-formation-of-local-397 Fri, 11 Jun 2021 20:38:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-cultural-and-museum-workers-celebrate-the-formation-of-local-397 California child care providers demand higher wages https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-child-care-providers-demand-higher-wages Wed, 09 Jun 2021 22:15:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-child-care-providers-demand-higher-wages New York EMT slain in the line of duty honored with playground renaming https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-york-emt-slain-in-the-line-of-duty-honored-with-playground-renaming Tue, 08 Jun 2021 20:34:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-york-emt-slain-in-the-line-of-duty-honored-with-playground-renaming Iowa corrections package is good but not good enough https://www.afscme.org/blog/iowa-corrections-package-is-good-but-not-good-enough Fri, 04 Jun 2021 16:23:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/iowa-corrections-package-is-good-but-not-good-enough King Conservation District staff union unanimously ratifies first contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/king-conservation-district-staff-union-unanimously-ratifies-first-contract Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/king-conservation-district-staff-union-unanimously-ratifies-first-contract Other duties as assigned: Duckling rescue at the Boston esplanade https://www.afscme.org/blog/other-duties-as-assigned-duckling-rescue-at-the-boston-esplanade Wed, 02 Jun 2021 15:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/other-duties-as-assigned-duckling-rescue-at-the-boston-esplanade Union Difference: For Virginia’s Velicia Tucker, the union difference only gets stronger https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-for-virginias-velicia-tucker-the-union-difference-only-gets-stronger Tue, 01 Jun 2021 19:09:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-for-virginias-velicia-tucker-the-union-difference-only-gets-stronger The union difference shines through in New Jersey behavioral health contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-union-difference-shines-through-in-new-jersey-behavioral-health-contract Fri, 28 May 2021 16:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-union-difference-shines-through-in-new-jersey-behavioral-health-contract During pandemic, school nurse aide did ‘whatever was necessary’ to protect students, staff https://www.afscme.org/blog/during-pandemic-school-nurse-aide-did-whatever-was-necessary-to-protect-students-staff Thu, 27 May 2021 15:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/during-pandemic-school-nurse-aide-did-whatever-was-necessary-to-protect-students-staff After braving the pandemic, Miami-Dade school employees brace for the fall https://www.afscme.org/blog/after-braving-the-pandemic-miami-dade-school-employees-brace-for-the-fall Wed, 26 May 2021 16:01:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/after-braving-the-pandemic-miami-dade-school-employees-brace-for-the-fall Union Difference: Connecticut’s Dwayne Googe says it was ‘the right time to step up’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-connecticuts-dwayne-googe-says-it-was-the-right-time-to-step-up Tue, 25 May 2021 18:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-connecticuts-dwayne-googe-says-it-was-the-right-time-to-step-up Union Difference: Nebraska’s Michael Henry on why he’s a union member https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-nebraskas-michael-henry-on-why-hes-a-union-member Fri, 21 May 2021 15:12:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-difference-nebraskas-michael-henry-on-why-hes-a-union-member Americans want unions, and they want them now https://www.afscme.org/blog/americans-want-unions-and-they-want-them-now Thu, 20 May 2021 16:12:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/americans-want-unions-and-they-want-them-now Labor secretary visits with Sanitation Strike participants https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-secretary-visits-with-sanitation-strike-participants Wed, 19 May 2021 20:08:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-secretary-visits-with-sanitation-strike-participants Cultural Workers United https://www.afscme.org/blog/cultural-workers-united-mmb Wed, 19 May 2021 15:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/cultural-workers-united-mmb Nevada state workers build power by ratifying historic first contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/nevada-state-workers-build-power-by-ratifying-historic-first-contract Tue, 18 May 2021 18:25:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/nevada-state-workers-build-power-by-ratifying-historic-first-contract S-T McBride honors museum workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/st-mcbride-honors-museum-workers Tue, 18 May 2021 17:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/st-mcbride-honors-museum-workers We thank our EMS workers during National EMS Week https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-thank-our-ems-workers-during-national-ems-week Mon, 17 May 2021 20:37:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-thank-our-ems-workers-during-national-ems-week Never Quit winner is Jamestown, N.Y., city worker who saved two from house fire https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-jamestown-n-y-city-worker-who-saved-two-from-house-fire Mon, 17 May 2021 19:30:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-jamestown-n-y-city-worker-who-saved-two-from-house-fire Pregnant workers to gain protections under House-passed bill https://www.afscme.org/blog/pregnant-workers-to-gain-protections-under-house-passed-bill Fri, 14 May 2021 18:26:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/pregnant-workers-to-gain-protections-under-house-passed-bill Promoting solidarity during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month https://www.afscme.org/blog/promoting-solidarity-during-asian-pacific-american-heritage-month Thu, 13 May 2021 19:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/promoting-solidarity-during-asian-pacific-american-heritage-month AFSCME helps defeat anti-union bills in Florida https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-helps-defeat-anti-union-bills-in-florida Wed, 12 May 2021 20:46:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-helps-defeat-anti-union-bills-in-florida