AFSCME Council 57

The benefits of belonging to a union are well-known. Better wages. Better health care. The promise of a secure and dignified retirement. A voice on the job, and much more.

If you’re looking for an example of how the labor movement and community organizations fighting for racial justice can work together, look no further than our brothers and sisters of AFSCME Local 2

On a press call Thursday morning, 19 California labor unions—including AFSCME Council 57—joined economist Dr. Robert Pollin t

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.

Paul Megia, an assistant superintendent at VTA and an AFSCME member, was one of the victims of the mass shooting that took place in San Jose in May.

He will be sorely missed by his union brothers and sisters. And now his children have lost their rock, and they will need help for their futures. 

Please consider making a donation to help the Megia family.

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