http://www.afscme.org/rss/blog Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Press Release Feed AFSCME Press Release Feed hourly 1 AFSCME Urges Working People to Participate in the 2020 U.S. Census http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-urges-working-people-to-participate-in-the-2020-us-census Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:30:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-urges-working-people-to-participate-in-the-2020-us-census Union Leaders Say Dire, On-the-Ground Situation Shows Immediate Need for More PPE, Fourth Stimulus Package http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/union-leaders-say-dire-on-the-ground-situation-shows-immediate-need-for-more-ppe-fourth-stimulus-package Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/union-leaders-say-dire-on-the-ground-situation-shows-immediate-need-for-more-ppe-fourth-stimulus-package AFSCME, AFT, NEA, SEIU Letter Condemns U.S. Chamber of Commerce for Lobbying Against Defense Production Act http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-aft-nea-seiu-letter-condemns-u-s-chamber-of-commerce-for-lobbying-against-defense-production-act Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:58:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-aft-nea-seiu-letter-condemns-u-s-chamber-of-commerce-for-lobbying-against-defense-production-act AFSCME President Lee Saunders on the Passing of Rev. Joseph Lowery http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-the-passing-of-rev-joseph-lowery Sat, 28 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-the-passing-of-rev-joseph-lowery AFSCME’s Saunders: Coronavirus Relief Bill a Good Down Payment to ‘Fund the Front Lines’ http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscmes-saunders-coronavirus-relief-bill-a-good-down-payment-to-fund-the-front-lines Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscmes-saunders-coronavirus-relief-bill-a-good-down-payment-to-fund-the-front-lines AFSCME Endorses Biden, ‘A Champion for Working People’ http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-endorses-biden-a-champion-for-working-people Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-endorses-biden-a-champion-for-working-people Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Urgent Need for Fully Funded Public Services http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/coronavirus-crisis-exposes-urgent-need-for-fully-funded-public-services Thu, 19 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/coronavirus-crisis-exposes-urgent-need-for-fully-funded-public-services Passage of Families First Coronavirus Response Act is Important Step, Bolder Steps Needed To Support Public Service Workers http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/passage-of-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-is-important-step-bolder-steps-needed-to-support-public-service-workers Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/passage-of-families-first-coronavirus-response-act-is-important-step-bolder-steps-needed-to-support-public-service-workers The Senate Must Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/the-senate-must-pass-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act Sat, 14 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/the-senate-must-pass-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act AFSCME Calls on Congress to Pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-calls-on-congress-to-pass-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act Thu, 12 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-calls-on-congress-to-pass-the-families-first-coronavirus-response-act Front-Line Public Health, Safety Workers Call for End to Trump Admin’s ‘Incompetence’ in Coronavirus Epidemic http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/front-line-public-health-safety-workers-call-for-end-to-trump-admins-incompetence-in-coronavirus-epidemic Fri, 06 Mar 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/front-line-public-health-safety-workers-call-for-end-to-trump-admins-incompetence-in-coronavirus-epidemic Federal Government Must Assist Front-Line Public Service Workers in Coronavirus Response http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/federal-government-must-assist-frontline-public-service-workers-in-coronavirus-reponse Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/federal-government-must-assist-frontline-public-service-workers-in-coronavirus-reponse AFSCME Files Lawsuit Over DOL Attack on Public Employee Merit System http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-files-lawsuit-over-dol-attack-on-public-employee-merit-system Thu, 13 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-files-lawsuit-over-dol-attack-on-public-employee-merit-system AFSCME President Lee Saunders Urges Remaining Presidential Candidates to ‘Stay the Course’ http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-urges-remaining-presidential-candidates-to-stay-the-course Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-urges-remaining-presidential-candidates-to-stay-the-course Congress Should Reject Trump’s Cruel Budget Cuts http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/congress-should-reject-trump-cruel-budget-cuts Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/congress-should-reject-trump-cruel-budget-cuts AFSCME Celebrates House Passage of the PRO Act http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-celebrates-house-passage-of-the-pro-act Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-celebrates-house-passage-of-the-pro-act AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Child Care Providers United Filing for Union Election http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-child-care-providers-united-filing-for-union-election Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-child-care-providers-united-filing-for-union-election AFSCME President Lee Saunders on University of California Patient Care and Service Workers Reaching Historic Agreements http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-university-of-california-patient-care-and-service-workers-reaching-historic-agreements Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-university-of-california-patient-care-and-service-workers-reaching-historic-agreements AFSCME se moviliza, demanda acción inmediata para aliviar el sufrimiento en Puerto Rico http://www.afscme.org/espanol/comunicados-de-prensa/afscme-se-moviliza-demanda-accion-inmediata-para-aliviar-el-sufrimiento-en-puerto-rico Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:19:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/espanol/comunicados-de-prensa/afscme-se-moviliza-demanda-accion-inmediata-para-aliviar-el-sufrimiento-en-puerto-rico AFSCME Mobilizes, Urges Immediate Action to Ease Suffering in Puerto Rico http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-mobilizes-urges-immediate-action-to-ease-suffering-in-puerto-rico Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:40:06 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2020/afscme-mobilizes-urges-immediate-action-to-ease-suffering-in-puerto-rico AFSCME Will Not Stop Fighting Back Against Attacks on Health Care http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-will-not-stop-fighting-back-against-attacks-on-health-care Wed, 18 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-will-not-stop-fighting-back-against-attacks-on-health-care AFSCME Urges the Senate to Fund the Government http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-urges-the-senate-to-fund-the-government Tue, 17 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-urges-the-senate-to-fund-the-government AFSCME Calls on Senate to Pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Prescription Drug Costs Now Act http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-calls-on-senate-to-pass-the-elijah-e-cummings-lower-prescription-drug-costs-now-act Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-calls-on-senate-to-pass-the-elijah-e-cummings-lower-prescription-drug-costs-now-act AFSCME Strongly Supports Landmark Bill to Restore Voting Rights http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-strongly-supports-landmark-bill-to-restore-voting-rights Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-strongly-supports-landmark-bill-to-restore-voting-rights AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Senator Warren’s Part-Time Worker Plan http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-senator-warren-part-time-worker-plan Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2019/afscme-president-lee-saunders-on-senator-warren-part-time-worker-plan