AFSCME members in Hawaii urgently need our help.

AFSCME nurses from affiliates with tens of thousands of members in the health care sector met with U.S.

Tallahassee – AFSCME Florida Council 79 President and International Vice President Vicki Hall released the following statement today on the introduction of anti-worker legislation, SB256:  

AFSCME wholeheartedly supports the newly reintroduced Richard Trumka Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), which would make it easier for workers in the private sector to form strong unions. 

General Election Day. Poll close at 7 PM. Election Day May 16, is an important day for Jacksonville. Polls suggest a close election for Mayor and other important seats.


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AFSCME Endorsements

The Jacksonville PEOPLE committee had a candidate screening and voted to endorse the following candidates:

Mayor: Donna Deegan

Understaffing of state and local government jobs has hit crisis levels.

AFSCME Florida’s state workers reached a tentative agreement with state management for a five percent across-the-board wage increase, which would be implemented July 1, 2023, with additional raises for positions considered hard to staff. “Our members came to the bargaining table to eloquently and passionately talk about the challenges of providing for their families, while being in the field delivering critical healthcare, emergency support and public safety services to the residents of our state,” said AFSCME Florida President Vicki Hall.

On Feb, 15, Molly Dureig, reports for Spectrum News, after listening in to the negotiating session: "Union members negotiating on behalf of Florida's state employees tentatively agreed Wednesday to a proposal from state management, which includes a 5% wage increase for all state workers, plus additional raises for “hard-to-hire” positions."

Several members of the negotiating committee are quoted. 

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