AFSCME Council 57

Our brothers and sisters who work at the East Bay Regional Park District recently won a historic wage increase with their new contract, showing that park workers deserve the same respect and pay as

Isaias Lona, a hazardous materials inspector, may appear to be a laid-back, patient guy, according to his co-worker Jennifer Rojero, but he’s no pushover.

Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

When Fran Krugen’s late husband was first diagnosed with diabetes, his insulin cost about $35 a bottle.

Our state is on a path to create one million good jobs that can ensure quality care for our families, reliable transportation, healthier air to breathe, and a better quality of life for all Californians. Learn more about the California Climate Jobs Plan and why 19 unions, including AFSCME, have endorsed it.

Today, growing numbers of workers realize that if they want to gain respect and assure fairness, they need to join together to form a union. 

AFSCME has the best record in the nation for helping workers secure representation rights by winning representation elections and settling first contracts.

Nationally, AFSCME is 1.3 million strong, with more than 35,000 members in Northern California. Thousands more are joining us every year.

Organizing and growing gives us more power. The more members our union has, the more powerful we are in the workplace and with the politicians who make decisions that affect our work and lives.

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