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A tentative agreement has been reached with the museum for the members of the Landslide Unit.  Now it's time for you to VOTE!  Voting will be held in the the Davis Classroom East from 9am to

A tentative agreement has been reached with the museum for the existing members of Local 1559.  Now it's time for you to VOTE!  Voting will be held in the the Davis Classroom East from 9am to 5pm. 

Tentative contracts for Local 1559 and The Landslide Unit can be accessed through the links below.

For John Campion, a monitoring officer with AmeriCorps, the potential for a federal government shutdown beginning this month brings fear, insecurity and frustration.

As the year comes to a close, I am celebrating the incredible surge of worker activism in 2023. Current and future members of AFSCME and many other unions were in the streets, on the picket lines, and at the bargaining table demanding fairness and respect. I want to also take a moment to recognize and celebrate some of the most inspiring activists in our AFSCME family: AFSCME retirees.

AFSCME supports a proposal in Congress to ease the financial burden on child care professionals who provide meals and snacks.

Our union applauds the nomination of longtime Service Employees International Union (SEIU) lawyer, Nicole Berner, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

A recent Treasury Department report titled, “Labor Unions and the Middle Class,” was the subject of a conversation at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that highlighted the role of unions in making the economy stronger.