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A new report shows the harmful consequences of contracting out public services.

Employees shouldn’t have to risk their health to do their jobs. Four out of 10 private-sector workers come to work sick – or don’t get paid. The picture is noticeably different for state and local government workers, where union membership is stronger. Nine out of 10 workers in state and local government receive paid sick leave and, of those who belong to a union, it’s nearly everyone – 97 percent.


 

Pregnancy should not cost women their paychecks. But that's exactly what happened to UPS delivery driver Peggy Young when she became pregnant in 2006.


 

President Obama's willingness to act on immigration while Congress dithers and delays is admirable. Read President Saunders' Huffington Post article on it here.


 

Council 4 is raising questions about the negative impact of hospital facility fees on state employees and taxpayers as a whole.

There will be an $.85 (eighty five cent) full time Local 1303 DUES INCREASE FOR 2015.

 

 

We know that money can be a big obstacle when it comes to higher education. That’s why AFSCME provides scholarships to help members and their families reach their educational goals.


 

The 4-Word is Council 4's bi-monthly newsletter, reaching more than 30,000 members and retirees. Check out our most recent edition.

 THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FOR LOCAL 1303 WILL TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, 11/15/2014 AT 10AM.

Check out our new website to see how unions create an economy that works fairly for all of us.

 AND THE WINNERS ARE:

 LOCAL 1303 IS MOVING FORWARD WITH 100% PAPER FREE QUARTERLY REPORTS.

 IT'S SCHOLARSHIP TIME AGAIN!

 ELECTIONS FOR DELEGATES TO BOTH THE COUNCIL 4 AND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS WILL BE HELD AT COUNCIL 4 ON MONDAY, MARCH 24TH 2014.

 Effective January 1, 2014-December 31 2014, there will be a $.65 (sixty five cent) Local 1303 DUES INCREASE for FULL TIME EMPLOYEES. 

The 4-Word is the official membership publication of Council 4, reaching 36,000 active and retired members.

 

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