http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Blog Feed AFSCME Blog Feed hourly 1 Iowa prison worker deaths prompt urgent call for reforms https://www.afscme.org/blog/iowa-prison-worker-deaths-prompt-urgent-call-for-reforms Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/iowa-prison-worker-deaths-prompt-urgent-call-for-reforms To promote prosperity and higher wages, expand collective bargaining, report suggests https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-promote-prosperity-and-higher-wages-expand-collective-bargaining-report-suggests Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/to-promote-prosperity-and-higher-wages-expand-collective-bargaining-report-suggests Report details broken promises of New Jersey behavioral health industry https://www.afscme.org/blog/report-details-broken-promises-of-new-jersey-behavioral-health-industry Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:10:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/report-details-broken-promises-of-new-jersey-behavioral-health-industry Value the work of AFSCME library workers https://www.afscme.org/blog/value-the-work-of-afscme-library-workers Tue, 06 Apr 2021 14:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/value-the-work-of-afscme-library-workers AFSCME members in Hawaii are already benefitting from the American Rescue Plan https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-in-hawaii-are-already-benefitting-from-the-american-rescue-plan Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:55:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-in-hawaii-are-already-benefitting-from-the-american-rescue-plan AFSCME lauds President Biden’s ‘bold, comprehensive’ infrastructure plan https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-lauds-president-bidens-bold-comprehensive-infrastructure-plan Thu, 01 Apr 2021 16:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-lauds-president-bidens-bold-comprehensive-infrastructure-plan DC 37 workers #GetVaccinated at Citi Field event https://www.afscme.org/blog/dc-37-workers-getvaccinated-at-citi-field-event Thu, 01 Apr 2021 15:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/dc-37-workers-getvaccinated-at-citi-field-event Passage of ARP marks one year of advocacy for OAPSE https://www.afscme.org/blog/passage-of-arp-marks-one-year-of-advocacy-for-oapse Wed, 31 Mar 2021 20:25:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/passage-of-arp-marks-one-year-of-advocacy-for-oapse Workers look back over a year of struggle, call American Rescue Plan ‘a blessing’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-look-back-over-a-year-of-struggle-call-american-rescue-plan-a-blessing Wed, 31 Mar 2021 15:53:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/workers-look-back-over-a-year-of-struggle-call-american-rescue-plan-a-blessing Child care workers show unions can help solve ‘she-cession’ https://www.afscme.org/blog/child-care-workers-show-unions-can-help-solve-she-cession Wed, 31 Mar 2021 14:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/child-care-workers-show-unions-can-help-solve-she-cession Michigan’s Emilie Stack, protecting her community through public health https://www.afscme.org/blog/michigans-emilie-stack-protecting-her-community-through-public-health Mon, 29 Mar 2021 16:33:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/michigans-emilie-stack-protecting-her-community-through-public-health How the American Rescue Plan helped Florida’s Shirley Thomas https://www.afscme.org/blog/how-the-american-rescue-plan-helped-floridas-shirley-thomas Fri, 26 Mar 2021 18:48:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/how-the-american-rescue-plan-helped-floridas-shirley-thomas Public service workers in Montana fend off attacks against their unions https://www.afscme.org/blog/public-service-workers-in-montana-fend-off-attacks-against-their-unions Thu, 25 Mar 2021 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/public-service-workers-in-montana-fend-off-attacks-against-their-unions In San Diego, UDW and UNAC partnered to administer vaccines to fellow union members https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-san-diego-udw-and-unac-partnered-to-administer-vaccines-to-fellow-union-members Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:54:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/in-san-diego-udw-and-unac-partnered-to-administer-vaccines-to-fellow-union-members At Moral Monday rally, AFSCME stands with Amazon workers seeking to form a union https://www.afscme.org/blog/at-moral-monday-rally-afscme-stands-with-amazon-workers-seeking-to-form-a-union Tue, 23 Mar 2021 16:12:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/at-moral-monday-rally-afscme-stands-with-amazon-workers-seeking-to-form-a-union AFSCME celebrates Walsh’s confirmation as labor secretary https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-celebrates-walshs-confirmation-as-labor-secretary Tue, 23 Mar 2021 14:57:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-celebrates-walshs-confirmation-as-labor-secretary New contract for Hawaii health care workers to benefit patients, community https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-contract-for-hawaii-health-care-workers-to-benefit-patients-community Mon, 22 Mar 2021 18:35:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-contract-for-hawaii-health-care-workers-to-benefit-patients-community New Mexico health care worker joins second gentleman in COVID roundtable https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-mexico-health-care-worker-joins-second-gentleman-in-covid-roundtable Fri, 19 Mar 2021 18:21:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/new-mexico-health-care-worker-joins-second-gentleman-in-covid-roundtable COVID bill averts furloughs, layoffs of thousands of AFSCME members in Hawaii https://www.afscme.org/blog/covid-bill-averts-furloughs-layoffs-of-thousands-of-afscme-members-in-hawaii Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:31:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/covid-bill-averts-furloughs-layoffs-of-thousands-of-afscme-members-in-hawaii AFSCME member’s support for unions earns her AT&T savings https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-support-for-unions-earns-her-att-savings Wed, 17 Mar 2021 19:14:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-members-support-for-unions-earns-her-att-savings You did it. You made it possible for states, cities, towns and schools to receive relief money https://www.afscme.org/blog/you-did-it-you-made-it-possible-for-states-cities-towns-and-schools-to-receive-relief-money Tue, 16 Mar 2021 13:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/you-did-it-you-made-it-possible-for-states-cities-towns-and-schools-to-receive-relief-money The fight to expand worker rights in Maryland higher education continues in Annapolis https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-fight-to-expand-worker-rights-in-maryland-higher-education-continues-in-annapolis Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:02:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/the-fight-to-expand-worker-rights-in-maryland-higher-education-continues-in-annapolis We made it happen: Union members helped win the American Rescue Plan https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-made-it-happen-union-members-helped-win-the-american-rescue-plan Fri, 12 Mar 2021 19:26:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/we-made-it-happen-union-members-helped-win-the-american-rescue-plan AFSCME Retirees encourage other retirees to get vaccinated https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retirees-encourage-other-retirees-to-get-vaccinated Thu, 11 Mar 2021 18:56:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-retirees-encourage-other-retirees-to-get-vaccinated Texas legislature urged to fix crumbling prisons, boost corrections staffing and pensions https://www.afscme.org/blog/texas-legislature-urged-to-fix-crumbling-prisons-boost-corrections-staffing-and-pensions Thu, 11 Mar 2021 18:06:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/blog/texas-legislature-urged-to-fix-crumbling-prisons-boost-corrections-staffing-and-pensions