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Workers who are represented by SEIU in Santa Clara County as well as AFSCME Council 57, UFCW, UNITE HERE, South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council, and Working Partnerships USA announced the filing of an amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of a lawsuit filed by the County of Santa Clara against another draconian Executive Order from the President.  Read more >>>

Congress members are rushing forward with their health care repeal bill, despite the growing fears and mounting opposition from people across the country. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office score of the House Republicans' "American Health Care Act" showed that 24 million people would lose health care coverage within a decade. Read more >>>

AFSCME members were out in full force to support “A Day Without a Woman,” the one-day demonstration of economic solidarity organized by the same group that led the historic Women’s March on Washington.  Read more >>>

An Eastern Sierra AFSCME member is seeking donations to help pay for her son’s chemotherapy treatments. Local 315 member Janie Barba’s son, Kris Isbell, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2016. As his caregiver, Barba has been taking off work and traveling more than four hours away from home to take her son to his treatments.  Read more >>>

Keeping our children safe is job #1. Your free child ID kit should help your peace of mind.

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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