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Yet, ‘Public Service Workers Still Answer the Call’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/their-lives-are-on-the-line-yet-public-service-workers-still-answer-the-call Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:32:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/their-lives-are-on-the-line-yet-public-service-workers-still-answer-the-call ‘We’re Built To Do This’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/were-built-to-do-this Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:57:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/were-built-to-do-this COVID-19 Crisis Presents Especially Tough Challenges for Home Care Workers http://www.afscme.org/blog/covid-19-crisis-presents-especially-tough-challenges-for-home-care-workers Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:04:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/covid-19-crisis-presents-especially-tough-challenges-for-home-care-workers A Fragile Balance, Broken http://www.afscme.org/blog/a-fragile-balance-broken Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:53:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/a-fragile-balance-broken Unions Condemn Chamber of Commerce for Defense Production Act Opposition http://www.afscme.org/blog/unions-condemn-chamber-of-commerce-for-defense-production-act-opposition Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:41:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/unions-condemn-chamber-of-commerce-for-defense-production-act-opposition Maryland Governor Cuts Hazard Pay For Workers Amid Pandemic http://www.afscme.org/blog/maryland-governor-cuts-hazard-pay-for-workers-amid-pandemic Fri, 27 Mar 2020 16:12:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/maryland-governor-cuts-hazard-pay-for-workers-amid-pandemic Helping Out-of-Work Nevadans File for Unemployment is How She Serves Her State http://www.afscme.org/blog/helping-out-of-work-nevadans-file-for-unemployment-is-how-she-serves-her-state Fri, 27 Mar 2020 15:26:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/helping-out-of-work-nevadans-file-for-unemployment-is-how-she-serves-her-state Arizona EMS Workers Put Their Communities First but Struggle to Find Resources http://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-ems-workers-put-their-communities-first-but-struggle-to-find-resources Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:13:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/arizona-ems-workers-put-their-communities-first-but-struggle-to-find-resources ‘Gut-Wrenching’ Equipment Shortage Requires Immediate Action from Trump http://www.afscme.org/blog/gut-wrenching-equipment-shortage-requires-immediate-action-from-trump Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:37:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/gut-wrenching-equipment-shortage-requires-immediate-action-from-trump AFSCME President: COVID-19 Relief Bill is a Good Down Payment http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-covid-19-relief-bill-is-a-good-down-payment Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:46:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-president-covid-19-relief-bill-is-a-good-down-payment ‘We’re Just Here to Make Sure Everybody, No Matter Who You Are, is Taken Care Of’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/were-just-here-to-make-sure-everybody-no-matter-who-you-are-is-taken-care-of Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:12:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/were-just-here-to-make-sure-everybody-no-matter-who-you-are-is-taken-care-of NJ Behavioral Health Workers Make Voices Heard In Seeking Union Recognition http://www.afscme.org/blog/nj-behavioral-health-workers-make-voices-heard-in-seeking-union-recognition Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:05:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/nj-behavioral-health-workers-make-voices-heard-in-seeking-union-recognition ‘Ready to Hold the Line’ in Arizona http://www.afscme.org/blog/ready-to-hold-the-line-in-arizona Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:07:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/ready-to-hold-the-line-in-arizona NY Paramedic: ‘Our Most Immediate Concern is a Shortage of Equipment’ http://www.afscme.org/blog/ny-paramedic-our-most-immediate-concern-is-a-shortage-of-equipment Wed, 25 Mar 2020 15:41:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/ny-paramedic-our-most-immediate-concern-is-a-shortage-of-equipment Corrections, EMS Workers Stress Need for Resources in COVID-19 Fight http://www.afscme.org/blog/corrections-ems-workers-stress-need-for-resources-in-covid-19-fight Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:22:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/corrections-ems-workers-stress-need-for-resources-in-covid-19-fight Council 13 Members Keep Public Services Alive Throughout PA Amid Pandemic http://www.afscme.org/blog/council-13-members-keep-public-services-alive-throughout-pa-amid-pandemic Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:06:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/council-13-members-keep-public-services-alive-throughout-pa-amid-pandemic School Workers Persevere Through Mixed Signals, Uncertainty http://www.afscme.org/blog/school-workers-persevere-through-mixed-signals-uncertainty Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:23:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/school-workers-persevere-through-mixed-signals-uncertainty Fund the Front Lines http://www.afscme.org/blog/fund-the-front-lines Tue, 24 Mar 2020 13:12:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/fund-the-front-lines AFSCME Endorses Biden, Lauding His Robust Pro-Worker Record http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-endorses-biden-lauding-his-robust-pro-worker-record http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-endorses-biden-lauding-his-robust-pro-worker-record Today is the 10-year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act http://www.afscme.org/blog/today-is-the-10-year-anniversary-of-the-affordable-care-act Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:29:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/today-is-the-10-year-anniversary-of-the-affordable-care-act Serving Students Stuck on Campus is Maryland Member’s Mission http://www.afscme.org/blog/serving-students-stuck-on-campus-is-maryland-members-mission Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:15:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/serving-students-stuck-on-campus-is-maryland-members-mission AFSCME Calls for More Aid to States, Localities in ‘Phase 3’ Coronavirus Package http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-calls-for-more-aid-to-states-localities-in-phase-3-coronavirus-package Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/afscme-calls-for-more-aid-to-states-localities-in-phase-3-coronavirus-package Germ Warrior at Your Service at Hartford Public Library http://www.afscme.org/blog/germ-warrior-at-your-service-at-hartford-public-library Fri, 20 Mar 2020 14:13:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/germ-warrior-at-your-service-at-hartford-public-library Caring for Kids While Parents Work During the Pandemic is a Valuable Public Service http://www.afscme.org/blog/caring-for-kids-while-parents-work-during-the-pandemic-is-a-valuable-public-service Fri, 20 Mar 2020 13:26:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/caring-for-kids-while-parents-work-during-the-pandemic-is-a-valuable-public-service Coronavirus Aid Package Falls Short. Workers Need More from Congress. http://www.afscme.org/blog/coronavirus-aid-package-falls-short-workers-need-more-from-congress Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/blog/coronavirus-aid-package-falls-short-workers-need-more-from-congress