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Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Capital & Main.

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on the AFSCME Now blog.

East Bay Regional Parks lifeguards are trained to protect people as they enjoy their summers at the beaches, swimm

The International Union recently announced that applications are now being taken for the annual schol

The disastrous GOP tax scam is facing an imminent vote in Congress. If it passes, the bill would result in immediate cuts of over $100 billion in health and human services, including $25 billion per year to Medicare.

We have to get loud and take action immediately to shut this bill down! There are several emergency events planned around California in December to fight back against this cruel, despicable bill. Find an action near you:

SATURDAY IN IRVINE What: Reps Mimi Walters/Ed Royce Tax Scam Rally When: Saturday December 2, 2017 Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm Location: Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center, 670 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618

MONDAY IN MODESTO What: Action at Rep Denham's office. Say NO to the GOP Tax Scam on Working People When: Monday, December 4th, 2017 Time: 10:00am-11:00am Where: Jeff Denham’s Office, 4701 Sisk Rd., Modesto, Ca. 95356 Facebook Event 

TUESDAY IN PALMDALE What: Rep Knight Tax Scam Action When: Tuesday December 5, 2017 Time: 3:00 pm Where: Palmdale City Council, 38300 Sierra Highway, Palmdale, CA. 93550

TUESDAY IN VISTA What: Action at Rep Issa's office When: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 Time: 10:00am-11:00am Where: Rep Darrell Issa's Office, 1800 Thibodo Rd Vista 92081 Parking: Park in the Hope Church parking lot. Pastor Matthew Palm of Hope Church at 1755 Thibodo Rd offers the parking lot to promote public safety (he recognizes the danger of people parking illegally on Thibodo Rd), and emphasizes that the church does not take sides in politics. If you have mobility issues, pull into Issa's lot. Ask someone in a yellow vest for a parking pass.

TUESDAY IN APPLE VALLEY What: Action at Rep Cook's office When: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Where: Congressman Paul Cook's Office, 14955 Dale Evans Pkwy, Apple Valley, CA 92307 Facebook Event

TUESDAY IN ROSEVILLE What: Action at Rep McClintock's office When: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 Time: 10:00am Where: Congressman Tom McClintock’s Office, 2200A Douglas Blvd, Suite 240, Roseville, CA 95661

WEDNESDAY IN FRESNO What: Community Members to Call on Rep. Valadao and Rep. Nunes to Reject Massive Cuts to Medicare When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 Time: 11am Where: Congressmen Valadao/Nunes Medicare Event, Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93721

Over 350 of our brothers and sisters have lost everything in the fires that have ravaged Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Napa and Solano counties. The North Bay Labor Council had spent down its Disaster Relief Fund sending money to workers in hurricane impacted area. Little did they know they had their own disaster waiting right around the corner.

Please join the North Bay Labor Council and the Napa/Solano CLC in working to bring the fund back up. You can make a donation online or make a check out to: NBLC Members Disaster Relief Fund, 2525 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

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