AFSCME Council 57

The AFSCME Council 57 Executive Board approved the following resolution in response to the Feb. 1 military takeover in Myanmar and the nationwide general strike that followed:

I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again: It’s an honor to serve as your Council 57 president.

Our sister union UNAC/UHCP put together this timely list of racial justice resources. We encourage you to check it out, understand why this issue is so important and then apply the principles to yourself and others. It's the least we can do as working people.

The COVID-19 crisis is devastating workers in every industry.  This crisis is also exposing the gaping holes in our social safety net and laying bare just how rigged this economy is against workers and our families and how tilted it is to the wealthy and powerful. It’s time for decision-makers to hear from us about what we demand to weather this crisis and the changes we need to create an economy that prioritizes working people going forward.

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