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Earlier this summer, Economic Self-Sufficiency Specialists within the Department of Children and Families worked with AFSCME Florida staff representatives to challenge a policy that limited how the

AFSCME Florida Members Endorse Andrew Gillum for Governor

Nikki Fried Endorsed for Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Retiree leaders from across the country attended the AFSCME Retirees Council meeting that was held on Sunday and Monday, ushering in exciting new changes while fortifying members

MOMENT OF SILENCE HELD IN SOUTH FLORIDA IN REMEMBRANCE OF MEMPHIS SANITATION WORKERS KILLED IN 1968, SPARKING PIVOTAL STRIKE

Memorial Activity is one of many I AM 2018 Campaign Events Observing 50th Anniversary of Strike and Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

PHOTOS OF THE EVENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE

AFSCME Florida is proud to represent the hard-working men and women who make our country and our state the great melting pot of cultures, ideas and people that it has been and will continue to be.

Tallulah Thomas a Behavioral Program Specialist with the Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program at Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee released the following statement on behalf of her union, AFSCME Florida, following the passage of HB25:

“As a dedicated state employee, this bill is an attack on me personally and on the freedom and rights of all of my coworkers. House Bill 25 would silence us by taking away our voice through collective bargaining and would strip our right to choose if we want to be in a union or not.

Part of building a stronger AFSCME Local 1363 is giving back to the community that has given so much to us and to build connections with the same people we serve every day working in Miami-Dade County. 

In state capitols and all the way to the Supreme Court, wealthy and powerful interests want to silence our voice and take away our freedoms. To fight back, we must lead with our values. We must stand up to say proudly who AFSCME is and what we stand for.

AFSCME Florida executive director Andy Madtes released the following statement on the GOP tax plan released today. AFSCME Florida will mobilize members, retirees and allies to put pressure on Congressional members from both parties to reject this plan: