AFSCME Local 1716

AFSCME Local 1716 wants to hear from you, our members.

Do you have a question or concern? Do you want to know more about what's happening with your union?  Then go to the source!

The news media last week thrust state employees' contractual benefits into the spotlight following Governor Ned Lamont's public remarks at his daily COVD-19 (novel coronavirus) briefing.

AFSCME praised today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that extends protections under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act to millions of LGBTQ workers.

Front-line public service workers are critical to fighting this pandemic and re-opening our economy. America can do neither if we lay them off. Tell Congress to do its part to fund the front lines and pass state and local aid for public services. 

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