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By now, you've probably heard of Senator Sweeney's proposed legislation called the Path to Progress, but what is it, really? Watch below to see Executive Director Steve Tully explain what the Path to Progress REALLY is, and how it would be a disaster for union members across the state. Then, tune in next week as we take a final look into the negative impact this legislation will have, if enacted.

By now, you've probably heard of Senator Sweeney's proposed legislation called the Path to Progress, but what is it, really? Watch below to see Executive Director Steve Tully explain what the Path to Progress REALLY is, and how it would be a disaster for union members across the state. Then, tune in every week in October as we dive even deeper into the negative impact this legislation will have if enacted.

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.

By now, you've probably heard of Senator Sweeney's proposed legislation called the Path to Progress, but what is it, really? Watch below to see Executive Director Steve Tully explain what the Path to Progress REALLY is, and how it would be a disaster for union members across the state. Then, tune in every week in October as we dive even deeper into the negative impact this legislation will have if enacted.

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.

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

On Sept. 11, 2001, we as a nation faced a tragedy unique in our history. And we promised each other to never forget — never forget those who lost their lives or those who put their lives on the line to save others.