Thu, 20 Jan 2020 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en AFSCME Press Release Feed AFSCME Press Release Feed hourly 1 Saunders: It’s time ‘to make fundamental change’ Sun, 07 Aug 2022 19:30:00 -0500 Saunders: The PACT Act finally recognizes the plight of veterans exposed to toxic substances, ensuring they have access to health care Tue, 02 Aug 2022 19:57:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: The Inflation Reduction Act is ‘a historic step towards a better, more secure future for millions’ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 21:06:00 -0500 AFSCME members energized and ready to mobilize following the union’s 45th International Convention Fri, 15 Jul 2022 21:30:00 -0500 Legendary former AFSCME President Jerry McEntee dies. Rest in power, brother. Sun, 10 Jul 2022 13:30:00 -0500 Thousands of public service workers set to gather in Philadelphia for AFSCME’s 45th International Convention Fri, 08 Jul 2022 13:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders assails repeal of Roe v. Wade: ‘Reproductive justice is economic justice’ Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:30:00 -0500 Colorado governor signs major expansion of collective bargaining for 36,000 county employees Fri, 27 May 2022 19:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: It’s time to turn ‘anguish into action’ on gun violence Wed, 25 May 2022 16:00:00 -0500 Saunders: EMS personnel are the epitome of what it means to be an essential worker. We stand by them today and every day. Sun, 15 May 2022 13:00:00 -0500 Saunders: We are proud to honor those in law enforcement for their dedication, service and sacrifice Wed, 11 May 2022 13:30:00 -0500 Saunders: Nurses deserve our full respect and support for the essential work they do Fri, 06 May 2022 13:30:00 -0500 Saunders: During Public Service Recognition Week, we must commit to honoring workers with action Mon, 02 May 2022 13:30:00 -0500 Saunders: During National Corrections Week, we recognize officers for their service and sacrifice to our communities Sun, 01 May 2022 14:00:00 -0500 Saunders: Jackson confirmation a ‘joyous day’ and ‘watershed moment’ Thu, 07 Apr 2022 20:30:00 -0500 Labor Unions issue joint statement in support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic nomination to the Supreme Court Tue, 05 Apr 2022 16:30:00 -0500 Saunders on State of the Union: America has seen a dramatic reversal. Working people have more power than ever. Now is the time to deliver fundamental change. Tue, 01 Mar 2022 18:00:00 -0500 Saunders praises historic nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on Supreme Court Fri, 25 Feb 2022 14:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: ‘Every single worker deserves a union. Congressional staffers are no different.’ Wed, 09 Feb 2022 18:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: White House report on worker organizing demonstrates ‘deep commitment’ to working people Tue, 08 Feb 2022 02:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: New BLS report on membership earnings ‘proves the union difference’ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 15:30:00 -0500 Saunders: The Biden-Harris administration has kept their ‘promise to fight for working people’ Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: There is no issue more pressing than preserving voting rights Thu, 20 Jan 2022 02:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: Capitol Hill workers who ‘picked up the pieces of our democracy and put them back together’ are heroes Fri, 14 Jan 2022 21:30:00 -0500 AFSCME’s Saunders: ‘Our democracy cannot stand unless the right of every citizen to vote is protected.’ Tue, 11 Jan 2022 22:30:00 -0500