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Our union has provided information to help IT employees navigate the new IT structure. The new structure was implemented on July 1, 2019.

Last year, nearly half a million workers went on strike across the nation, the largest number since 1986, when

Endorsements are in, ballots are out! Check out WFSE members' endorsements:

I-976, OUR UNION RECOMMENDS VOTING NO

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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.

This year's convention theme, "The Future Is Ours," came to life as delegates of the 48th Biennial Convention debated resolutions and amendments, created a roadmap for the work we must do, and elected our next team of officers.

Congratulations to the newly elected leaders of AFSCME Council 28:

Mike Yestramski, President
Andrea Vaughn, Vice President
Tracy Stanley, Secretary
Paula Lukaszek, Treasurer

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.