Understaffing of state and local government jobs has hit crisis levels.

Local 1761 is updating its constitution! 

We have not had an update since 1984. 

We will be requesting a vote on the new version. 

Please see the items in pdf form below. 

Questions? Just ask!  Email us at [email protected]

Local 1761's next general membership meeting will be March 8, 2023 at 6:00pm via Zoom. 

We will have a guest speaker, Sam Gaylord Esq. He will be discussing worker's compensation rules and Rutgers' role.

We will send out an e-mail with the Zoom link, the week of.  Be on the lookout.

In Solidarity,

Your Local 1761

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.

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.

U.S. labor unions and their popularity are on an upswing.  Some great findings have come out from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).  

A look into some of the numbers below.

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.