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AFSCME praised today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that extends protections under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to millions of LGBTQ workers.

Economists of diverse backgrounds, who might otherwise disagree on a range of policy issues, spoke with a single voice on Monday on the need for Congress to provide robust aid to states, cities and

Election Day is THIS Tuesday, and we want to make our voices heard.

Last year, nearly half a million workers went on strike across the nation, the largest number since 1986, when the country’s union membership rate was considerably higher (17.5%) than it was in 2018 (10.5%).

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. 

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.

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.