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In a rousing keynote address at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago, Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes told the assembled delegates that unions do make a difference. Click through to watch the video highlights.
We kicked off the 41st International Convention in Chicago with some big news: our union is 92,155 members stronger today than it was just a few months ago. Watch highlights of Pres. Saunders' speech by clicking through.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that home care and child care providers members were not required to pay fair share dues.
Anti-union forces came up short in a Supreme Court ruling, but the judicial assault on workers' rights is far from over.
Home care and child care workers will continue to stand up for quality care in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn.
Check out our new website to see how unions create an economy that works fairly for all of us.
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
Unions are one of our only counterbalances to big corporations and the super rich who tilt the playing field in their favor so that they can hoard more and more of our nation's wealth.
If you believe unions are important for a fair economy then please go to www.unionswork.us
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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.
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