AFSCME Council 57

AFSCME mourns the loss of Mildred Wurf, a beloved member of our union family, a pioneer

Striketober and Strikesgiving are over, but worker strikes are still going strong.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Friday urged the Senate to follow in the footsteps of the House of Representatives and 

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Monday joined President Joe Biden and members of his administration, as well as a bipartisan group of lawmakers, for 

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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