http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 Oakland Museum of California workers announce plans to unionize https://www.afscme.org/blog/oakland-museum-of-california-workers-announce-plans-to-unionize Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:59:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/oakland-museum-of-california-workers-announce-plans-to-unionize HGEA members win substantial hazard pay from the Hawaii Education Department https://www.afscme.org/blog/hgea-members-win-substantial-hazard-pay-from-the-hawaii-education-department Thu, 22 Feb 2024 19:38:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/hgea-members-win-substantial-hazard-pay-from-the-hawaii-education-department Workers at Howard County Library System win union election https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-howard-county-library-system-win-union-election Wed, 21 Feb 2024 21:53:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-howard-county-library-system-win-union-election AFSCME members block state of Nevada from unilaterally changing their work schedules https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-block-state-of-nevada-from-unilaterally-changing-their-work-schedules Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:58:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-block-state-of-nevada-from-unilaterally-changing-their-work-schedules To fill vacancies in state government, Alaska should reinstate pensions https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-fill-vacancies-in-state-government-alaska-should-reinstate-pensions Fri, 16 Feb 2024 20:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-fill-vacancies-in-state-government-alaska-should-reinstate-pensions AFSCME retiree blasts fiscal commission bill as a backdoor way to gut Social Security, Medicare https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retiree-blasts-fiscal-commission-bill-as-a-backdoor-way-to-gut-social-security-medicare Thu, 15 Feb 2024 22:52:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retiree-blasts-fiscal-commission-bill-as-a-backdoor-way-to-gut-social-security-medicare Lovin’ union life of Valentine’s Day https://www.afscme.org/blog/lovin-union-life-of-valentines-day Tue, 13 Feb 2024 15:46:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/lovin-union-life-of-valentines-day In Alaska, a nurse’s aide eases elders’ paths https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-alaska-a-nurses-aide-eases-elders-paths Mon, 12 Feb 2024 20:39:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-alaska-a-nurses-aide-eases-elders-paths Lawmakers seek congressional support for paraprofessionals and other school staff https://www.afscme.org/blog/lawmakers-seek-congressional-support-for-paraprofessionals-and-other-school-staff Fri, 09 Feb 2024 19:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/lawmakers-seek-congressional-support-for-paraprofessionals-and-other-school-staff AFSCME president, Council 8 member praise Biden investment in Canton, Ohio, water plant https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-council-8-member-praise-biden-investment-in-canton-ohio-water-plant Thu, 08 Feb 2024 20:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-council-8-member-praise-biden-investment-in-canton-ohio-water-plant NYC 911 operators secure victory on flexible work schedules https://www.afscme.org/blog/nyc-911-operators-secure-victory-on-flexible-work-schedules Wed, 07 Feb 2024 20:13:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/nyc-911-operators-secure-victory-on-flexible-work-schedules Cultural workers find a voice on the job through AFSCME https://www.afscme.org/blog/cultural-workers-find-a-voice-on-the-job-through-afscme Tue, 06 Feb 2024 20:11:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/cultural-workers-find-a-voice-on-the-job-through-afscme First union contract represents a huge victory to workers at Columbus Museum of Art https://www.afscme.org/blog/first-union-contract-represents-a-huge-victory-to-workers-at-columbus-museum-of-art Fri, 02 Feb 2024 19:53:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/first-union-contract-represents-a-huge-victory-to-workers-at-columbus-museum-of-art AFSCME supports bill that would raise federal employee pay https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-bill-that-would-raise-federal-employee-pay Tue, 30 Jan 2024 20:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-supports-bill-that-would-raise-federal-employee-pay AFSCME’s ‘I AM Story’ podcast nominated for NAACP Image Award https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscmes-i-am-story-podcast-nominated-for-naacp-image-award Mon, 29 Jan 2024 21:54:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscmes-i-am-story-podcast-nominated-for-naacp-image-award Never Quit Award winner teaches inmates to develop a green thumb https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-award-winner-teaches-inmates-to-develop-a-green-thumb Fri, 26 Jan 2024 15:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/never-quit-award-winner-teaches-inmates-to-develop-a-green-thumb Biden continues student debt fight for public service workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/biden-continues-student-debt-fight-for-public-service-workers Thu, 25 Jan 2024 17:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/biden-continues-student-debt-fight-for-public-service-workers Workers at the Denver Art Museum seek union election https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-the-denver-art-museum-seek-union-election Wed, 24 Jan 2024 17:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-the-denver-art-museum-seek-union-election Union membership numbers show momentum remains strong despite staffing shortages https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-membership-numbers-show-momentum-remains-strong-despite-staffing-shortages Tue, 23 Jan 2024 19:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/union-membership-numbers-show-momentum-remains-strong-despite-staffing-shortages U.S. Supreme Court ends Alaska governor’s political attacks against AFSCME members https://www.afscme.org/blog/u-s-supreme-court-ends-alaska-governors-political-attacks-against-afscme-members Mon, 22 Jan 2024 19:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/u-s-supreme-court-ends-alaska-governors-political-attacks-against-afscme-members Workers at renowned Massachusetts hospital win hard-fought first contract https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-renowned-massachusetts-hospital-win-hard-fought-first-contract Thu, 18 Jan 2024 19:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-renowned-massachusetts-hospital-win-hard-fought-first-contract Salem Hospital doctors to form a union through Council 93 https://www.afscme.org/blog/salem-hospital-doctors-to-form-a-union-through-council-93 Tue, 16 Jan 2024 18:25:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/salem-hospital-doctors-to-form-a-union-through-council-93 Maryland AFSCME member urges swift congressional action on federal budget https://www.afscme.org/blog/maryland-afscme-member-urges-swift-congressional-action-on-federal-budget Fri, 12 Jan 2024 19:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/maryland-afscme-member-urges-swift-congressional-action-on-federal-budget Workers at Denver Art Museum announce union campaign https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-denver-art-museum-announce-union-campaign Thu, 11 Jan 2024 21:30:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-at-denver-art-museum-announce-union-campaign Public sector job growth is increasing, but many vacancies still remain https://www.afscme.org/blog/public-sector-job-growth-is-increasing-but-many-vacancies-still-remain Wed, 10 Jan 2024 21:05:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/public-sector-job-growth-is-increasing-but-many-vacancies-still-remain