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 supports lowering drug prices to help millions of Americans https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-lowering-drug-prices-to-help-millions-of-americans Tue, 21 Sep 2021 19:09:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-lowering-drug-prices-to-help-millions-of-americans DC 37 and nonprofit workers applaud signing of labor peace agreement https://www.afscme.org/blog/dc-37-and-nonprofit-workers-applaud-signing-of-labor-peace-agreement Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:48:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/dc-37-and-nonprofit-workers-applaud-signing-of-labor-peace-agreement A New Jersey member’s career grows thanks to the AFSCME Free College Benefit https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-new-jersey-members-career-grows-thanks-to-the-afscme-free-college-benefit Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:13:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-new-jersey-members-career-grows-thanks-to-the-afscme-free-college-benefit Never Quit winner is California nurse who “brings a sense of humanness” to patient care https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-california-nurse-who-brings-a-sense-of-humanness-to-patient-care Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-winner-is-california-nurse-who-brings-a-sense-of-humanness-to-patient-care AFSCME member who helps struggling families joins calls for wealthy to pay fair share in taxes https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-who-helps-struggling-families-joins-calls-for-wealthy-to-pay-fair-share-in-taxes Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-who-helps-struggling-families-joins-calls-for-wealthy-to-pay-fair-share-in-taxes California voters reject recall effort https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-voters-reject-recall-effort Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:45:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-voters-reject-recall-effort New Jersey behavioral health workers held Labor Day strike https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-workers-held-labor-day-strike Tue, 14 Sep 2021 15:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-workers-held-labor-day-strike Studies find unions close gender and racial pay gaps https://www.afscme.org/blog/studies-find-unions-close-gender-and-racial-pay-gaps Mon, 13 Sep 2021 16:07:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/studies-find-unions-close-gender-and-racial-pay-gaps In Michigan, AFSCME, members of Congress urge passage of Build Back Better plan https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-michigan-afscme-members-of-congress-urge-passage-of-build-back-better-plan Fri, 10 Sep 2021 17:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-michigan-afscme-members-of-congress-urge-passage-of-build-back-better-plan No matter the crisis, AFSCME members serve selflessly https://www.afscme.org/blog/no-matter-the-crisis-afscme-members-serve-selflessly Fri, 10 Sep 2021 15:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/no-matter-the-crisis-afscme-members-serve-selflessly To Build Back Better, we must invest in our children, our families, our caregivers https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-build-back-better-we-must-invest-in-our-children-our-families-our-caregivers Fri, 10 Sep 2021 15:07:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-build-back-better-we-must-invest-in-our-children-our-families-our-caregivers AFSCME member helps crack nation’s largest prevailing wage theft case https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-helps-crack-nations-largest-prevailing-wage-theft-case Thu, 09 Sep 2021 18:20:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-member-helps-crack-nations-largest-prevailing-wage-theft-case New Jersey behavioral health member discusses unionization challenges https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-member-discusses-unionization-challenges Tue, 07 Sep 2021 18:53:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-jersey-behavioral-health-member-discusses-unionization-challenges Approval of labor unions continues to rise; is highest since 1965 https://www.afscme.org/blog/approval-of-labor-unions-continues-to-rise-is-highest-since-1965 Fri, 03 Sep 2021 16:14:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/approval-of-labor-unions-continues-to-rise-is-highest-since-1965 Recognition and Respect on Labor Day https://www.afscme.org/blog/recognition-and-respect-on-labor-day Fri, 03 Sep 2021 16:26:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/recognition-and-respect-on-labor-day SERV workers authorize Labor Day strike https://www.afscme.org/blog/serv-workers-authorize-labor-day-strike Thu, 02 Sep 2021 18:36:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/serv-workers-authorize-labor-day-strike AFSCME child care provider to Congress: Invest more in early childhood education https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-child-care-provider-to-congress-invest-more-in-early-childhood-education Thu, 02 Sep 2021 17:46:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-child-care-provider-to-congress-invest-more-in-early-childhood-education We should build ‘an economy that puts workers’ interests front and center’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-should-build-an-economy-that-put-workers-interests-front-and-center Wed, 01 Sep 2021 20:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-should-build-an-economy-that-put-workers-interests-front-and-center AFSCME California members fight to stop anti-worker recall https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-california-members-fight-to-stop-anti-worker-recall Wed, 01 Sep 2021 16:45:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-california-members-fight-to-stop-anti-worker-recall Correctional officers in Puerto Rico hold a rally to demand wage fairness https://www.afscme.org/blog/correctional-officers-in-puerto-rico-hold-a-rally-to-demand-wage-fairness Tue, 31 Aug 2021 20:36:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/correctional-officers-in-puerto-rico-hold-a-rally-to-demand-wage-fairness At Washington march, AFSCME’s Saunders urges action to protect voting rights https://www.afscme.org/blog/at-washington-march-afscmes-saunders-urges-action-to-protect-voting-rights Mon, 30 Aug 2021 18:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/at-washington-march-afscmes-saunders-urges-action-to-protect-voting-rights Empathy guides California nurse Scott Jones https://www.afscme.org/blog/empathy-guides-california-nurse-scott-jones Mon, 30 Aug 2021 16:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/empathy-guides-california-nurse-scott-jones Much at stake for working families as Virginia elections approach https://www.afscme.org/blog/much-at-stake-for-working-families-as-virginia-elections-approach Thu, 26 Aug 2021 16:58:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/much-at-stake-for-working-families-as-virginia-elections-approach Adams County workers unanimously ratify historic contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/adams-county-workers-unanimously-ratify-historic-contract Tue, 24 Aug 2021 16:48:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/adams-county-workers-unanimously-ratify-historic-contract AFSCME members join rallies in four cities to fight for our right to vote https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-join-rallies-in-four-cities-to-fight-for-our-right-to-vote Mon, 23 Aug 2021 20:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-join-rallies-in-four-cities-to-fight-for-our-right-to-vote