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’s Saunders: Let Juneteenth, our nation’s second Independence Day, serve as a call to action https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-let-juneteenth-our-nations-second-independence-day-serve-as-a-call-to-action Tue, 18 Jun 2024 12:00:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-let-juneteenth-our-nations-second-independence-day-serve-as-a-call-to-action AFSCME’s Saunders: The Public Service Worker Protection Act would support those who have devoted their careers to helping others https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-the-public-service-worker-protection-act-would-support-those-who-have-devoted-their-careers-to-helping-others Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-the-public-service-worker-protection-act-would-support-those-who-have-devoted-their-careers-to-helping-others Saunders pays tribute to Rev. Lawson, ‘one of the greatest architects of social change in recent American history’ https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/saunders-pays-tribute-to-rev-lawson-one-of-the-greatest-architects-of-social-change-in-recent-american-history Mon, 10 Jun 2024 18:40:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/saunders-pays-tribute-to-rev-lawson-one-of-the-greatest-architects-of-social-change-in-recent-american-history AFSCME’s Saunders: New Hatch Act guidance strengthens executive branch commitment to public service https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-new-hatch-act-guidance-strengthens-executive-branch-commitment-to-public-service Mon, 20 May 2024 18:04:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-new-hatch-act-guidance-strengthens-executive-branch-commitment-to-public-service AFSCME’s Saunders: During EMS week, we celebrate the essential workers who race to our side when we need them most https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-during-ems-week-we-celebrate-the-essential-workers-who-race-to-our-side-when-we-need-them-most Mon, 20 May 2024 14:36:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-during-ems-week-we-celebrate-the-essential-workers-who-race-to-our-side-when-we-need-them-most AFSCME’s Saunders: International Museum Day comes as cultural workers across the country are making a stand https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-international-museum-day-comes-as-cultural-workers-across-the-country-are-making-a-stand Sat, 18 May 2024 14:33:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-international-museum-day-comes-as-cultural-workers-across-the-country-are-making-a-stand AFSCME’s Saunders: Public service workers deserve the freedom to negotiate https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-public-service-workers-deserve-the-freedom-to-negotiate Thu, 16 May 2024 17:19:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-public-service-workers-deserve-the-freedom-to-negotiate Saunders: AFSCME members in law enforcement and police embody the courageous spirit of public safety https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/saunders-afscme-members-in-law-enforcement-and-police-embody-the-courageous-spirit-of-public-safety Mon, 13 May 2024 14:58:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/saunders-afscme-members-in-law-enforcement-and-police-embody-the-courageous-spirit-of-public-safety AFSCME’s Saunders: This week and always, we stand with nurses https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-this-week-and-always-we-stand-with-nurses Mon, 06 May 2024 14:28:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-this-week-and-always-we-stand-with-nurses AFSCME’s Saunders: Honoring corrections officers means recognizing the challenges they face https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-honoring-corrections-officers-means-recognizing-the-challenges-they-face Sun, 05 May 2024 14:24:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-honoring-corrections-officers-means-recognizing-the-challenges-they-face AFSCME’s Saunders: Supporting public service workers means respecting their voice on the job https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-supporting-public-service-workers-means-respecting-their-voice-on-the-job Sun, 05 May 2024 14:22:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-supporting-public-service-workers-means-respecting-their-voice-on-the-job AFSCME’s Saunders ahead of Workers Memorial Day: Expanding workers’ voice on the job is key to saving lives https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-ahead-of-workers-memorial-day-expanding-workers-voice-on-the-job-is-key-to-saving-lives Fri, 26 Apr 2024 14:29:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-ahead-of-workers-memorial-day-expanding-workers-voice-on-the-job-is-key-to-saving-lives AFSCME’s Saunders: Biden expansion of federal overtime rule will help millions more workers https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-biden-expansion-of-federal-overtime-rule-will-help-millions-more-workers Tue, 23 Apr 2024 20:39:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-biden-expansion-of-federal-overtime-rule-will-help-millions-more-workers AFSCME’s Saunders: Autoworkers winning in Tennessee shows that union momentum is everywhere https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-autoworkers-winning-in-tennessee-shows-that-union-momentum-is-everywhere Sat, 20 Apr 2024 02:36:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-autoworkers-winning-in-tennessee-shows-that-union-momentum-is-everywhere AFSCME’s Saunders: The 911 SAVES Act will give emergency dispatchers the permanent recognition they’ve earned https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-the-911-saves-act-will-give-emergency-dispatchers-the-permanent-recognition-theyve-earned Mon, 15 Apr 2024 14:18:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-the-911-saves-act-will-give-emergency-dispatchers-the-permanent-recognition-theyve-earned AFSCME’s Saunders on EPA rule limiting ‘forever chemicals’ in tap water: This gives our communities ‘greater peace of mind’ https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-on-epa-rule-limiting-forever-chemicals-in-tap-water Wed, 10 Apr 2024 17:07:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-on-epa-rule-limiting-forever-chemicals-in-tap-water AFSCME’s Saunders: National Library Workers Day comes on the heels of new organizing across the country https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-national-library-workers-day-comes-on-the-heels-of-new-organizing-across-the-country Tue, 09 Apr 2024 15:27:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-national-library-workers-day-comes-on-the-heels-of-new-organizing-across-the-country AFSCME’s Saunders: As we celebrate Care Workers Recognition Month, care workers are organizing and mobilizing https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-as-we-celebrate-care-workers-recognition-month-care-workers-are-organizing-and-mobilizing Tue, 09 Apr 2024 14:51:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-as-we-celebrate-care-workers-recognition-month-care-workers-are-organizing-and-mobilizing AFSCME’s Saunders celebrates the leadership and legacy of retiring UNITE HERE President D. Taylor https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-celebrates-the-leadership-and-legacy-of-retiring-unite-here-president-d-taylor Mon, 01 Apr 2024 14:25:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-celebrates-the-leadership-and-legacy-of-retiring-unite-here-president-d-taylor AFSCME’s Saunders: President Biden’s latest round of student debt relief will be life-changing for 78,000 public service workers https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-president-bidens-latest-round-of-student-debt-relief-will-be-life-changing-for-78000-public-service-workers Thu, 21 Mar 2024 19:55:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-president-bidens-latest-round-of-student-debt-relief-will-be-life-changing-for-78000-public-service-workers AFSCME’s Saunders applauds Senate confirmation of Nicole Berner to the Fourth Circuit https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-applauds-senate-confirmation-of-nicole-berner-to-the-fourth-circuit Tue, 19 Mar 2024 14:25:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-applauds-senate-confirmation-of-nicole-berner-to-the-fourth-circuit AFSCME’s Saunders: With Biden, Social Security and Medicare will never be on the chopping block https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-with-biden-social-security-and-medicare-will-never-be-on-the-chopping-block Mon, 11 Mar 2024 20:41:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-with-biden-social-security-and-medicare-will-never-be-on-the-chopping-block AFSCME’s Saunders: President Joe Biden is right – America is in the middle of a comeback story https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-president-joe-biden-is-right-america-is-in-the-middle-of-a-comeback-story Fri, 08 Mar 2024 18:32:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-president-joe-biden-is-right-america-is-in-the-middle-of-a-comeback-story AFSCME’s Saunders: After three years with President Biden, working people are building greater power than we’ve seen in decades https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-after-three-years-with-president-biden-working-people-are-building-greater-power-than-weve-seen-in-decades Thu, 07 Mar 2024 15:09:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-saunders-after-three-years-with-president-biden-working-people-are-building-greater-power-than-weve-seen-in-decades AFSCME’s ‘I AM Story’ podcast nominated for NAACP Image Award https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-i-am-story-podcast-nominated-for-naacp-image-award Fri, 26 Jan 2024 22:23:00 -0500 https://www.afscme.org/press/releases/2024/afscmes-i-am-story-podcast-nominated-for-naacp-image-award