Taking Action & Taking Names

Back on the 25th of April, 2019, I joined with some hundred plus members of the American Federation of State Municipal and County Employees to stick it to the man, and together, we rocked the statehouse in Salem, Oregon. 595 more words

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee, in the spring of 1968 to make good on a promise to workers. 630 more words


Journeys Begin With Single Steps

14 March 2019

Assistant General Counsel James Bergeron, Primary RAO
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services
500 Harrison Avenue, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02118

Re: Massachusetts Public Records Request… 172 more words

FOIA/FOIL/Town Crier/Open Records

January 2019 Meeting recap

We were thrilled to see dozens of faces both familiar and new at our first meeting of 2019 on the evening of January 29.

The excitement of our official status as a chartered affiliate organization of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, was matched by an exhilarating presentation from AFSCME Local 3299’s state political director, Julie M. 168 more words

News & Events

AFSCME Members Join Federal Workers in Rally to End Government Shutdown

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders and Janice Fridie (District Council 20). Photo Credit: Lorenzo Soto.

AFSCME members today joined furloughed federal workers in Washington, D.C., to call for an end to the government shutdown. 453 more words


'Blind Hog' Test: Iowa Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Collective Bargaining Law

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The state’s second-largest public employee union says a 2017 law limiting collective bargaining was written to specifically target its members and therefore is illegal. 578 more words


Unions Defy Supreme Court on Mandatory Dues, Suit Says

Ed.  Even the Supreme Court may only make a ruling on the law…the Justices may not ENFORCE that ruling. That is up to the Executive Branch. 950 more words

Supreme Court