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The employee resource group has grown into a new way that young workers can find support and let their voices be heard on the job. The group is also an example of how AFSCME members are finding innovative ways to engage young public service workers with the Union.  Read more >>>

Freedom is one of the most cherished American principles. But freedom means more than the ability to speak your mind, practice your religion, or choose your own democratically elected leaders. Our freedoms don’t end with the First Amendment to the Constitution.  Read more >>>

With the threat of Right to Work (for less) looming, Local 146 members understand that it is more important than ever to build power at the workplace—and that’s what they did.  Read more >>>

If they had not worked as a team and went above and beyond their normal course of work and duties—as AFSCME members do—the student may not be alive today. The San Mateo County Community College District Board recently recognized the members and other staff for their efforts at a public meeting in June.  Read more >>>

AFSCME Local 258 member Kate Ramos, a library technician at Samuel Jackman Middle School, was recently named AFSCME Employee of the Year by the Elk Grove Unified School District. We recently caught up with Ramos as the school year was wrapping up to find out how she is able to make such an impact in her community. Read more >>>

Are Unions Useful Anymore?

Tell me if you've heard this one before: "Unions were good at one time, but haven't they outlived their usefulness?" This statement is old hat for those who want to crush workers' rights on the job. How old? The revelation at the 48-second mark says it all.


 

Wealth Inequality in America

Our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is worse than we think.

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