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AFSCME Local 315 members filled an important gap in the Inyo County community this summer by holdin

For months, our union was preparing for the Janus v. AFSCME case by taking steps to ensure we grow stronger despite the setback we anticipated.

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal

The AFSCME Council 57 Executive Board approved the following resolution in support of Pride Month and to promote fairness in the workplace for all working people:

"Whereas, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) believes in and promotes fairness and equality for all; and

Whereas, AFSCME works to promote policies that prohibit harassment, discrimination and retaliation in employment for our members; and

The following statement was issued by Council 57 President Ruben Rodriguez and Executive Director Michael Seville in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision that further rigs the rules against working people and in favor of billionaire CEOs and corporate interests, holding that requiring fair-share fees in the public sector violates the First Amendment of the Constitution:

The AFSCME Council 57 Executive Board approved the following resolution in response to the Trump administration's inhumane policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border:

"Whereas, the act of removing children from their families and the criminlization of families seeking legal asylum protection from violence in their countries of origin is both inhumane and has been condemned by the United Nations, religous leaders, and all who have compassion and a sense of decency.

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Dignity was restored to an AFSCME Local 2620 member at the California State Prison in Lancaster after the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued three large fines for the prison for failing to uphold basic safety standards.