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Union Popularity on the Rise
More Americans support standing together in unions as the economy increasingly benefits the wealthy and powerful.
A Voice on the Job in Behavioral Health
More people are seeking behavioral health services, but the workers aren’t getting the respect they deserve. Our multimedia project shows how you can change that.
AFSCME: The Union for EMS Workers
EMS is one of the most dangerous professions in the country. Unfortunately, the EMTs and paramedics who put their lives on the line every day are up against a broken system.
The Racist Roots of Right to Work
Proponents of so-called “right to work” often use lofty language to sell their agenda, but the truth behind right to work is much uglier. It was started in the Jim Crow South of the 1940s by a self-described white supremacist.Read more
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We’re Standing Together
Unions are the key to fixing this rigged economy. The U.S. Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME, strikes at our freedom to join in strong unions for a better future. Stand in solidarity with working people.
Learn More: Janus v. AFSCME
Supreme Court Sides with Billionaires Over Working People
The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with powerful CEOs, billionaires and corporate special interests against public service workers and everyday working people by issuing an adverse ruling in Janus v. AFSCME.
Why Janus v. AFSCME is a Threat to All Working People
Pres. Lee Saunders explains why the Janus v. AFSCME case is a big threat to public service workers.
Scam Alert: State Policy Network
You could become the target of a scam to trick you into quitting your union. Don’t fall for it.Read more
Nominate Someone Today!
Know someone at your work who’s truly dedicated to public service? Someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty and does an outstanding job? Nominate them for a Never Quit Service Award.
AFSCME Members Never Quit
Barbara Jacobs: A Half Century of Service
A mail clerk at The Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Jacobs has been a welcome presence for the academy’s cadets throughout her nearly 50-year career.
She Has Her Community’s Back; Her Union Has Hers
Amy Meredith, an assistant district attorney at the Travis County, Texas, District Attorney’s Office, has been keeping her community safe by prosecuting some of Travis County’s most violent criminals.
A Guiding Light for New Jersey’s Blind
“The first thing I do is just listen to them,” says Cynthia King. “I find out how their vision loss came about, what their needs are."Read more
NJ Librarian Praises Fast Access to Disaster Relief Grant with the Union Plus Credit Card
Through a quick phone call, Shileen Shaw found out she was eligible for the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant2 – a $500 cash grant that does not have to be repaid.
AFSCME Member Finds His Commuter Cool
Looking for a new ride? Check out the Union Plus Auto Buying Service.
AFSCME Free College Benefit Elevates Careers
Meet Robin Cartwright, an AFSCME member in Pennsylvania. She earned a promotion by taking advantage of AFSCME Free College. You could, too.
Road Tripping to Graduation
To celebrate his AFSCME Free College graduation, John Caudell journeyed from Hawaii to Ohio, where his graduation ceremony was held.Read more