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There are countless reasons against voting for Donald Trump in November.

Nursing homes have been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Throughout my son’s long career at AFSCME, there have been countless times when I’ve seen Lee proudly wearing an AFSCME T-shirt.

A bill that has been introduced in the House of Representatives would simplify the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for current and would-be participants.

Across the nation, women are creating change for working families more than ever before. The Women’s Leadership Academy is ready to train more AFSCME women to be leaders of that change.

Introducing the 2019 Women’s Leadership Academy Online, which is kicking off trainings starting Oct. 16.

Designed for all AFSCME women, the academy will consist of four modules aimed at giving women the skills and support they need to stand tall for workers’ rights and increase political and workplace power on a greater scale.

AFSCME members stood on the steps of the Supreme Court this morning to support the LGBTQ community as the court heard three cases centered on the question of whether it is legal to fire someone for being gay or transgender.

It’s not a secret that drug prices in the United States are rising much faster than inflation. To take but one example: between 2002 and 2013, the price of insulin, a hormone that saves millions of lives every year, more than tripled.

I am a dedicated employee of the Florida School for The Deaf and Blind In St. Augustine, Florida. Not long ago, I was wrongly accused of an infraction on the job and swiftly fired before I was able to defend myself against the accusation.  Needless to say, losing my job at FSDB was a terrifying experience and left me confused and hurt. I love my job and was absolutely certain that I had done nothing wrong so I reached out to my union for guidance. I wasn't sure what to expect but the outcome has left me uplifted and overwhelmed with gratitude.

I am a dedicated employee of the Florida School for The Deaf and Blind In St. Augustin, Florida. Not long ago, I was wrongly accused of an infraction on the job and fired.  Needless to say, losing my job was terrifying experience and left me confused and hurt. I was absolutely certain that I had done nothing wrong so I reached out to my union for guidance.

Unsafe Conditions at State Hospitals in Northwest Florida Continue to Create Health and Safety Hazards for Residents and Workers 

Marianna, FL- One year after Hurricane Michael left much of the Florida panhandle devastated, conditions at two hard hit state run hospitals continue to cause health and safety issues for residents and staff. A recent investigation by federally funded watchdog organization Disability Rights Florida concluded that air quality issues resulting from damage from Hurricane Michael continue to pose a health risk. 

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AFSCME members have long known one big advantage of joining a union: better wages.