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AFSCME Co-Signs Human Rights Complaint, Calls Out Trump’s ‘Inhumane’ Policy

AFSCME has co-signed a complaint to the United Nations in response to the Trump administration’s inhumane policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Pablo Ros |

Far from Draining Budgets, Public Pensions Generate Public Revenue

A new report by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems uses data to show that “reducing or even dismantling public pension benefits will ultimately backfire.”

AFSCME Staff |

Why Minnesota’s Growth Outpaces Wisconsin’s: A Case for a Progressive Agenda

Why are working families doing better in Minnesota than in Wisconsin? A new report explains why.

Pete Levine |
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Public Service Workers Need Unions. Here's Why.

Members of Congress and the head of the AFL-CIO explain why workers need unions.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME to Trump: Federal Workers Deserve Respect

AFSCME President Lee Saunders blasted the Trump administration for issuing a series of executive orders that make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

AFSCME Staff |

State Policy Network – What Is It and Why You Should Care

Learn about the State Policy Network, which is trying to trick public service workers into dropping their union membership.

AFSCME Staff |

AFSCME is Committed to Racial, Economic and Social Justice

An AFSCME working group met in Washington, D.C., to figure out how best to tackle racism within and beyond our union.

Pete Levine |

CEO Pay Soars to 361 Times that of the Average Worker

Rich CEOs are getting richer, earning 361 times more than rank-and-file workers, according to a new study.

AFL-CIO |

Supreme Court Ruling Reinforces System That's Rigged Against Working People

AFSCME President Lee Saunders blasted today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing employers to prevent workers from filing collective legal action in a bid to improve their pay and working conditions.

AFSCME Staff |

What Right-Wing Groups Have in Store for Public Service Workers

A new report reveals the plans that corporate-backed groups are hatching to pull a massive, anti-union scam on public service workers.

AFSCME Staff |

Tell Congress Not to Cut Food Stamps

Tell Congress not to cut food stamps to pay for tax cuts for the rich.

AFSCME Staff |

12 Things We've Learned About the GOP Tax Bill

How’s that tax “reform” law working out for working people? Not so well.

AFL-CIO and AFSCME Staff |

Pay Hikes for Minnesota State Workers

Minnesota public service workers are getting pay raises they deserve after coming together to negotiate a better contract through their union, AFSCME Council 5.

Minnesota Council 5 |

Preventing Workplace Violence is a Priority This Workers Memorial Day

New standards are desperately needed at the federal level to combat the growing problem of workplace violence.

AFSCME Staff |

Public Service Workers Need Unions More than Ever

Public service workers across the country are slipping out of the middle class, according to The New York Times. This is a reminder that labor unions are needed more than ever.

Pablo Ros |

Why Prison Privatization is Bad: A Case Study

A recent instance of prison violence in Mississippi shows why prison privatization is bad.

Melissa Weinstein |

City Workers Part of Tornado Response Team

Learn how members of one Ohio local helped their community recover after a tornado tore through their city recently.

AFSCME Ohio Council 8 |

Equal Pay Day Reminds Us the Gender Pay Gap Persists

On Equal Pay Day, we are reminded that women still get paid less than men for doing the same work.

Pablo Ros |

Thank a Library Worker Today

Today is National Library Workers Day, which means it’s a great day to thank a library staff member.

Jane Billinger |

The Week of I AM Commemorations

Thousands marched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death and the Memphis, Tennessee, sanitation workers’ strike.

AFSCME Staff |
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