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“John Passidomo was an accomplished attorney, a civic leader and guiding light to Senate President Kathleen Passidomo and their entire family.

Today the hardworking men and women represented by AFSCME in the City of Opa-locka voted almost 98% in favor of recertifying their union.

AFSCME Florida Statement on Recertification Wins in City of Pinellas Park

Pinellas Park – Yesterday, the hardworking men and women represented by AFSCME in the City of Pinellas Park voted unanimously to recertify their union. AFSCME Local 762, representing the public service workers for the City, and AFSCME Local 762A, representing the Pinellas Park Water Management District, will continue to ensure these dedicated workers have a protected voice in the services they deliver. 

Sheron Mickens loves her job. A benefits eligibility specialist for the State of Florida’s Department of Children and Families and member of Local 3076 (AFSCME Florida), Mickens says she loves making a difference in people’s lives.

Anti-worker Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a union-busting bill this week, but AFSCME Florida members remain undaunted.  

AFSCME Florida Council 79 President and International VP Vicki Hall released the following statement today following the signing of SB 256:

“Freedom has always been earned from the bottom up. That is why we believe the collective voice of workers will overcome SB 256’s goal of silencing Florida’s dedicated public workers by stripping them of their freedom to speak up collectively and their right to join a union. Make no mistake, today is not the end, it is the start of the next chapter in our fight for justice, equality and freedom at work.

Anti-worker SB 256 passed the House of Representatives today. AFSCME Florida Council 79 President and International VP Vicki Hall said: 

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:  

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