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Council 4 Retirees hosted their holiday party at the Hawthorne this month!

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Federal money for programs and services that help millions of vulnerable Americans and employ many AFSCME members could be in jeopardy next year.

“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.

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Did you know there are hundreds of thousands of public service job openings all across the country? That's a lot of jobs! We're talking about positions like clerical, maintainers, custodians, social workers, dispatchers, and many more.

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.

As part of its Staff the Front Lines nationwide bus tour, AFSCME will be holding job fairs in cities across the country to recruit people who are interested in good, union jobs working in public service.

MINNEAPOLIS – AFSCME’s Staff the Front Lines bus tour made a stop here today and featured the first hiring hall of the summer.

Minnesota House Majority Leader Jamie Long and Deputy Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget Erin Campbell joined members of AFSCME Council 5 and AFSCME Council 65 to encourage Minnesotans to apply for open public service jobs.

The press conference took place outside Minneapolis’ United Labor Center, where a hiring hall took place this morning. Employers from eight Minnesota state agencies attended the event.