“This is going to be a game-changer for my household and millions of other retirees like me,” AFSCME Illinois Retiree 

AFSCME members in Hawaii urgently need our help.

  • Region 1 March 14th - March 15th
  • Region 3 March 28th - March 29th (Dade Days March 29th)
  • Region 2 April 11th - April 12th
  • All Regions April 25th - April 26th

If you think you would be able to attend, please complete this form and we will be in touch with specifics and to confirm. See details below and we will be in touch to confirm and finalize.

Here are 10 things to love about your union on Valentine's Day — and every day of the year: 

The most pro-worker president in our lifetimes delivered the most pro-worker State of the Union address in recent memory.

Here are just a few highlights from President Joe Biden’s Tuesday night speech:

1. On the remarkable job growth of the last two years: 12 million new jobs are more than any previous president has created in four years in office. “Jobs are coming back, pride is coming back, because choices we made in the last several years,” Biden said.

Position Title: Organizing Director 
Location: Florida (Area Negotiable) 
Duration: Full-Time
Posting Expires: February 17, 2023 

This position is a non-represented position and is primarily responsible for evaluating and training employees and leaders in the field as it relates to organizing. This position is also a hands-on position which requires day-to-day direct involvement in planning, leading, and conducting organizing efforts for Council 79. 

In January 1993, Joann Mapp shared a powerful message on a conference call with newly elected President Bill Clinton. Mapp, a keypunch operator at the Philadelphia City Police Department and a member of AFSCME Local 1637 (District Council 33), was a single mother to 5-year-old twins.

DeSantis wants more than $700 million to provide 5% across the board pay increases for nearly 97,000 state workers. Hard to fill critical positions, like the Department of Children and Family Services Child Protective Services unit would see a 10% hike.  

Reggie Brady is a Senior Child Protector Investigator in Jacksonville. He said CPIs in his unit are working more than three times the recommended workload ( up to 40 families), and his office is losing investigators to private sector companies like Amazon.

The following is adapted from remarks delivered by President Saunders at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s Martin Luther King Day Breakfast on January 14, 2023.

Union family, it’s a great honor to spend this special day with you, as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as we reflect on his sacrifice and recommit to his work.