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The bus drivers, maintenance and food service workers – and all the other hard-working men and women of AFSMCE Florida Local 1184 who make the country’s fourth-largest school system happen every day – have approved a new three-year contract with the Miami-Dade Public School system.

Every day, Lawrence Jones likes to talk to at least one of his coworkers in Miami-Dade County about the importance of joining the union.

Hundreds of hardworking men and women of AFSCME Local 2227 recently ratified three new contracts, providing not only a boost to members’ paychecks but also serving to protect public service jobs in the future.

The members, who proudly make Florida’s Polk County Public Schools happen, united to pass strong contracts for bus drivers and bus attendants, food service staff and for maintenance, custodial and vehicle services employees.

AFSCME Members Endorse Patrick Murphy for U.S. Senate

AFSCME Largest Organization to Endorse in Key Senate Campaign

Miami Springs, FL – Today, the men and women of AFSCME Florida announced that Congressman Patrick Murphy has earned their endorsement in his campaign for U.S. Senate.

The full story can be read online here.

Outraged that most of the money collected through Florida's state-employee charity drive ended up in the pockets of the company overseeing it, state Sen. Bill Montford said he's working on a bill that would fix the problem.

Jacqueline Milton-Herring’s day starts well before the sun rises. For most of 20 years, this AFSCME Local 1184 member has been a dedicated employee of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. She has been a bus aide and a bus driver. This means her day, like that of her coworkers, starts well before most people’s alarms go off. Their responsibility: make sure that students make it to school safely and on time.