Here’s the (Union) 411
Union 411 is a new series of videos by Secretary-Treasurer Elissa McBride, in which she highlights the valuable work AFSCME members do.AFSCME Staff |
#NeverQuit: Tanishia Barnes
By serving up hope and love, Tanishia makes a positive impact every single day.AFSCME Staff |
AFSCME California Members Strike Again to Protest Outsourcing by UC
Watch video of the latest strike against the University of California.Jashua Bane |
Remembering AFSCME President Jerry Wurf on his 100th Birthday
On what would be the 100th birthday of its former president, Jerry Wurf, AFSCME remembers a hero.Lee Saunders |
#UnionMom: Taneshia Barnes
Here’s to all the #unionmoms out there who, like Taneshia, are the backbones of countless families and communities. Happy Mother's Day and thank you for everything you do!
An Inspiration to All: Jackie Saunders
AFSCME President Lee Saunders sat down with his mother to talk with her about her life as an organizer, activist and educator.Lee Saunders |
Ideas@AFSCME: Let's Talk About Taxes!
For the first Ideas@AFSCME Facebook Live chat, we talked about how Americans feel about paying taxes.Pete Levine |
EMS Workers in Las Vegas File for a Union Election
Nearly 400 EMS workers at AMR Las Vegas, a private company, are demanding a union election at their worksite.Namita Waghray |
We Carry on Dr. King’s Fight
We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by carrying on his fight, 51 years after he paid the ultimate price.Lee Saunders |
Celebrate AFSCME Women Making History
During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the proud and fearless sisters who drive change in our union. AFSCME is strong because AFSCME women are strong.
On the Record: Resilience
Watch AFSCME President Lee Saunders explain how our union is resisting, persisting and continuing to build worker power.AFSCME Staff |
A Vital Link in the Chain
911 dispatchers save lives. Unfortunately, their contributions to the emergency response system are often overlooked. A new bill co-sponsored by former AFSCME member Rep. Norma Torres (D-CA) will change that.Pete Levine |
Union Leaders Discuss the Future of American Labor
AFSCME President Lee Saunders and leaders of other public sector unions stressed that organizing and cross-union collaboration are vital for the future of the labor movement in the post-Janus era.AFSCME Staff |
Keep the Government Open
Federal government workers are back on the job and getting paid – for now. We cannot afford another government shutdown.
Don’t Fall for the Freedom Foundation’s Lies
The Freedom Foundation and other anti-worker groups funded by corporate billionaires are lying to working people to get them to drop their unions. Don't believe their lies.
With big wins on Election Day and the labor movement growing in power, working people are striking back against the big billionaires and the corporate special interests who rig the system.
Our Chance to Turn It Around | On the Record
This is one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. We can elect leaders who will be a champion for working people. Don't miss out.
Kavanaugh’s Pro-Corporate Agenda is a Major Disqualification
If Brett Kavanaugh ends up on the U.S. Supreme Court, the court’s core principles of equal justice and the right to a fair hearing will continue to be eroded.AFSCME Staff |