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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.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden administration halted all federal student loan repayments. After the national COVID-19 emergency ended in March 2023, Congress passed a law preventing further extensions. As a result, payments resumed in October.

For people whose student loan repayments have started up again, there’s good news.

TOLEDO, Ohio – AFSCME President Lee Saunders and dozens of AFSCME members stood strong alongside striking UAW members at the Stellantis Jeep and Chrysler assembly plant here Monday in a powerful demonstration of solidarity with the autoworkers. UAW members are 

“This is going to be a game-changer for my household and millions of other retirees like me,” AFSCME Illinois Retiree Craig Missel said in the fall of 2022, as he and other AFSCME members shared stories of progress since President Joe Biden took office in 2020.

Amid tragedy, the ‘true soul of Hawaii’ shines bright

Cameron Dexter with U.S. President Biden. Member provided photo.

AFSCME members in Hawaii urgently need our help.

Please donate to our union’s Fallen Heroes Fund so we can send help to members affected by the wildfires in Hawaii, particularly those in the island of Maui.

AFSCME nurses from affiliates with tens of thousands of members in the health care sector met with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra this month to share their concerns about the nationwide staffing crisis that is putting health care workers and patients at risk.