http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 UNAC/UHCP grows by 1,350 members – an organizing success in the age of COVID-19 http://www.afscme.org/blog/unacuhcp-grows-by-1350-members-an-organizing-success-in-the-age-of-covid-19 Tue, 04 Aug 2020 19:14:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/unacuhcp-grows-by-1350-members-an-organizing-success-in-the-age-of-covid-19 Grassroots calls intensify for state, local aid from the U.S. Senate http://www.afscme.org/blog/grassroots-calls-intensify-for-state-local-aid-from-the-u-s-senate Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:07:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/grassroots-calls-intensify-for-state-local-aid-from-the-u-s-senate Connecticut governor issues executive order to protect front-line workers http://www.afscme.org/blog/connecticut-governor-issues-executive-order-to-protect-front-line-workers Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:54:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/connecticut-governor-issues-executive-order-to-protect-front-line-workers Care workers are having a moment. It’s about time. http://www.afscme.org/blog/care-workers-are-having-a-moment-its-about-time Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:49:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/care-workers-are-having-a-moment-its-about-time Voters in seven key states express strong support for $1 trillion in state and local aid http://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-seven-key-states-express-strong-support-for-1-trillion-in-state-and-local-aid Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:10:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/voters-in-seven-key-states-express-strong-support-for-1-trillion-in-state-and-local-aid AFSCME President: GOP coronavirus relief bill ‘spectacularly fails to meet the moment’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-gop-coronavirus-relief-bill-spectacularly-fails-to-meet-the-moment Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:34:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-gop-coronavirus-relief-bill-spectacularly-fails-to-meet-the-moment California’s child care providers win historic union election in landslide http://www.afscme.org/blog/californias-child-care-providers-win-historic-union-election-in-landslide Tue, 28 Jul 2020 17:26:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/californias-child-care-providers-win-historic-union-election-in-landslide New national ads urge Senate to prevent ‘painful cuts to essential public services’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/new-national-ads-urge-senate-to-prevent-painful-cuts-to-essential-public-services Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:24:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/new-national-ads-urge-senate-to-prevent-painful-cuts-to-essential-public-services The power of a union: Nevada state worker mobilization makes the difference http://www.afscme.org/blog/the-power-of-a-union-nevada-state-worker-mobilization-makes-the-difference Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:15:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/the-power-of-a-union-nevada-state-worker-mobilization-makes-the-difference Arizona poll shows overwhelming support for federal aid to states, cities, towns, schools http://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-poll-shows-overwhelming-support-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Fri, 24 Jul 2020 17:33:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-poll-shows-overwhelming-support-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-towns-schools Retirees urged to call the Senate demanding federal aid to states, localities http://www.afscme.org/blog/retirees-urged-to-call-the-senate-demanding-federal-aid-to-states-localities Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:05:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/retirees-urged-to-call-the-senate-demanding-federal-aid-to-states-localities AFSCME joins Pennsylvania Sen. Casey in calling for federal aid to states, cities and towns http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-joins-pennsylvania-sen-casey-in-calling-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns Wed, 22 Jul 2020 19:49:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-joins-pennsylvania-sen-casey-in-calling-for-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns AFSCME Council 36 reaches settlement with owners of shuttered art foundation http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-council-36-reaches-settlement-with-owners-of-shuttered-art-foundation Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-council-36-reaches-settlement-with-owners-of-shuttered-art-foundation From dial-up to digital, CSEA’s Joe Acampora led the way http://www.afscme.org/blog/from-dial-up-to-digital-cseas-joe-acampora-led-the-way Tue, 21 Jul 2020 18:08:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/from-dial-up-to-digital-cseas-joe-acampora-led-the-way ‘Though small in stature, he was a giant among men’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/though-small-in-stature-he-was-a-giant-among-men Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:46:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/though-small-in-stature-he-was-a-giant-among-men Schumer joins AFSCME in calling for at least $1 trillion in federal aid to states, cities and towns http://www.afscme.org/blog/schumer-joins-afscme-in-calling-for-at-least-1-trillion-in-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns Fri, 17 Jul 2020 20:10:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/schumer-joins-afscme-in-calling-for-at-least-1-trillion-in-federal-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns Bold Federal Aid Needed Now, Says Former Fed Chair Bernanke http://www.afscme.org/blog/bold-federal-aid-needed Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:26:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/bold-federal-aid-needed Will Washington invest in billionaires or the rest of us? http://www.afscme.org/blog/will-washington-invest-in-billionaires-or-the-rest-of-us Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:18:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/will-washington-invest-in-billionaires-or-the-rest-of-us Vast majority of Republicans in swing states support the virus aid McConnell is blocking http://www.afscme.org/blog/vast-majority-of-republicans-in-swing-states-support-the-virus-aid-mcconnell-is-blocking Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:06:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/vast-majority-of-republicans-in-swing-states-support-the-virus-aid-mcconnell-is-blocking AFSCME Maryland prevails in fight against governor’s public service cuts http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-maryland-prevails-in-fight-against-governors-public-service-cuts Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:19:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-maryland-prevails-in-fight-against-governors-public-service-cuts Pelosi joins AFSCME in calling for state, local aid amid soaring virus cases http://www.afscme.org/blog/pelosi-joins-afscme-in-calling-for-state-local-aid-amid-soaring-virus-cases Thu, 09 Jul 2020 20:22:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/pelosi-joins-afscme-in-calling-for-state-local-aid-amid-soaring-virus-cases AFSCME members pressure Senate to act on aid to states, cities and towns http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-pressure-senate-to-act-on-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns Wed, 08 Jul 2020 21:52:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-pressure-senate-to-act-on-aid-to-states-cities-and-towns State workers in Florida get first raise in 12 years http://www.afscme.org/blog/state-workers-in-florida-get-first-raise-in-12-years Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:57:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/state-workers-in-florida-get-first-raise-in-12-years Workers filed more than 4,100 complaints about protective gear. Some still died. http://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-filed-more-than-4100-complaints-about-protective-gear-some-still-died Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:44:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-filed-more-than-4100-complaints-about-protective-gear-some-still-died Virginia Del. Elizabeth Guzman: ‘We are in need of progressive voices in the state Senate’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/virginia-del-elizabeth-guzman-we-are-in-need-of-progressive-voices-in-the-state-senate Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:55:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/virginia-del-elizabeth-guzman-we-are-in-need-of-progressive-voices-in-the-state-senate