http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 2 Years of Progress https://www.afscme.org/blog/2-years-of-progress Fri, 07 Oct 2022 20:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/2-years-of-progress FDNY EMS Lt. Russo Brutally Killed Outside Queens Stationhouse https://www.afscme.org/blog/fdny-ems-lt-russo-brutally-killed-outside-queens-stationhouse Fri, 07 Oct 2022 19:30:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/fdny-ems-lt-russo-brutally-killed-outside-queens-stationhouse AFSCME supports House-approved policing package that would make our communities safer https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-house-approved-policing-package-that-would-make-our-communities-safer Fri, 07 Oct 2022 17:17:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-house-approved-policing-package-that-would-make-our-communities-safer Austin AFSCME members secure $20 minimum wage for city and county workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/austin-afscme-members-secure-20-minimum-wage-for-city-and-county-workers Fri, 07 Oct 2022 16:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/austin-afscme-members-secure-20-minimum-wage-for-city-and-county-workers AFSCME members from across the country are sharing their stories of progress over the last two years. https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-from-across-the-country-are-sharing-their-stories-of-progress-over-the-last-two-years Thu, 06 Oct 2022 17:30:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-from-across-the-country-are-sharing-their-stories-of-progress-over-the-last-two-years A Maryland artist spotlighted AFSCME members’ dedication and strength. https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-maryland-artist-spotlighted-afscme-members-dedication-and-strength Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/a-maryland-artist-spotlighted-afscme-members-dedication-and-strength Introducing AFSCME’s Congressional Scorecard https://www.afscme.org/blog/introducing-afscmes-congressional-scorecard Tue, 04 Oct 2022 19:30:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/introducing-afscmes-congressional-scorecard California Rep. Norma Torres joined AFSCME this week in a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-rep-norma-torres-joined-afscme-this-week-in-a-celebration-of-hispanic-heritage-month Tue, 04 Oct 2022 15:45:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/california-rep-norma-torres-joined-afscme-this-week-in-a-celebration-of-hispanic-heritage-month Report: Georgia must allow public service workers to unionize to lift up the vulnerable https://www.afscme.org/blog/report-georgia-must-allow-public-service-workers-to-unionize-to-lift-up-the-vulnerable Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/report-georgia-must-allow-public-service-workers-to-unionize-to-lift-up-the-vulnerable Some workers for Alexandria, Virginia, choose to form union through AFSCME https://www.afscme.org/blog/some-workers-for-alexandria-virginia-choose-to-form-union-through-afscme Fri, 30 Sep 2022 20:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/some-workers-for-alexandria-virginia-choose-to-form-union-through-afscme ‘I’m here for the people’: City of Miami administrative assistant is Never Quit winner https://www.afscme.org/blog/im-here-for-the-people-city-of-miami-administrative-assistant-is-never-quit-winner Thu, 29 Sep 2022 14:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/im-here-for-the-people-city-of-miami-administrative-assistant-is-never-quit-winner Thousands of Sharp HealthCare RNs in California ratify historic contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/thousands-of-sharp-healthcare-rns-in-california-ratify-historic-contract Wed, 28 Sep 2022 16:20:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/thousands-of-sharp-healthcare-rns-in-california-ratify-historic-contract St. Louis city and county employees fight for – and win – paid family and medical leave https://www.afscme.org/blog/st-louis-city-and-county-employees-fight-for-and-win-paid-family-and-medical-leave Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:46:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/st-louis-city-and-county-employees-fight-for-and-win-paid-family-and-medical-leave Philadelphia Museum of Art workers begin strike over unfair labor practices for better wages, benefits https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-begin-strike-over-unfair-labor-practices-for-better-wages-benefits Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:59:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-begin-strike-over-unfair-labor-practices-for-better-wages-benefits Labor unions, including AFSCME, rally for Biden at NEA https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-unions-including-afscme-rally-for-biden-at-nea Fri, 23 Sep 2022 20:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/labor-unions-including-afscme-rally-for-biden-at-nea Workers union sues Walters Art Museum for violating the Maryland Public Information Act https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-union-sues-walters-art-museum-for-violating-the-maryland-public-information-act Thu, 22 Sep 2022 17:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-union-sues-walters-art-museum-for-violating-the-maryland-public-information-act AFSCME partners to host webinars on public service loan forgiveness https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-partners-to-host-webinars-on-public-service-loan-forgiveness Wed, 21 Sep 2022 17:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-partners-to-host-webinars-on-public-service-loan-forgiveness On National Voter Registration Day, let’s ensure our voices are heard at the ballot box https://www.afscme.org/blog/on-national-voter-registration-day-lets-ensure-our-voices-are-heard-at-the-ballot-box Tue, 20 Sep 2022 18:16:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/on-national-voter-registration-day-lets-ensure-our-voices-are-heard-at-the-ballot-box Philadelphia Museum of Art workers hold one-day strike as warning to management https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-hold-one-day-strike-as-warning-to-management Mon, 19 Sep 2022 19:52:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/philadelphia-museum-of-art-workers-hold-one-day-strike-as-warning-to-management Red Cross workers win 9% pay increase, retain strong health benefits in historic contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/red-cross-workers-win-9-pay-increase-retain-strong-health-benefits-in-historic-contract Mon, 19 Sep 2022 18:49:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/red-cross-workers-win-9-pay-increase-retain-strong-health-benefits-in-historic-contract Columbus Museum of Art employees seek voluntary recognition from museum trustees https://www.afscme.org/blog/columbus-museum-of-art-employees-seek-voluntary-recognition-from-museum-trustees Fri, 16 Sep 2022 19:00:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/columbus-museum-of-art-employees-seek-voluntary-recognition-from-museum-trustees Washington state interpreters choose to form a union through AFSCME https://www.afscme.org/blog/washington-state-interpreters-choose-to-form-a-union-through-afscme Thu, 15 Sep 2022 20:38:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/washington-state-interpreters-choose-to-form-a-union-through-afscme AFSCME members share stories of progress over the last two years https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-share-stories-of-progress-over-the-last-two-years Wed, 14 Sep 2022 19:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-share-stories-of-progress-over-the-last-two-years AFSCME members seek fairer contract for Nebraska state workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-fairer-contract-sought-for-nebraska-state-employees Tue, 13 Sep 2022 18:13:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-fairer-contract-sought-for-nebraska-state-employees Paving the path of success in Pennsylvania https://www.afscme.org/blog/paving-the-path-of-success-in-pennsylvania Mon, 12 Sep 2022 18:20:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/paving-the-path-of-success-in-pennsylvania