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AFSCME Ranger Shows Public Where Eagles Soar
AFSCME Local 2428 member Ranger Steve Diers hooks nature lovers up with eagles at Pardee Reservoir, as one of his many jobs with East Bay Regional Parks District. Read more about the Eagle Tour in Calaveras County
We Couldn't Have Done it Without YOU!!
Thanks to the numerous volunteers that did phone banking and precinct walking to support our endorsed candidates. We appreciate all you do!
A special thanks to the volunteers that participated 5 times or more:
ATTENTION ALL AFSCME LOCALS: Please send pictures of your AFSCME election volunteers. We will add them to our collection of volunteers that contributed to a great success! Email your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
Help AFSCME Local 829 and Council 57 fight the unfair and misguided pension reform ballot measure in Menlo Park!
Call 510-436-2254 for more information, or visit - No on L
AFL-CIO Executive Vice-President Arlene Holt Baker Returns to her California Roots to Help Us Fight!
In San Jose, there are almost daily sessions between city officials and union leaders on the topics of cost cutting and jobs. Layoffs could reduce the number of city employees to levels not seen since 1989. Click here for video
A recently released study shows that jobs in the public sector require more education than comparable jobs in the private sector, while public sector workers earn 11-12% less for those jobs. The Center for State and Local Government Excellence and the National Institute on Retirement Security describe how long-term patterns show that the average compensation of state and local employees is not excessive.
Californians for Democracy halted the signature drive in progress and is withdrawing the first version of the California Democracy Act. more
Governor Schwarzenegger begins his last year in office by putting forth an $82.9 billion budget with nearly $3 billion in cuts to health and human services, and salary cuts for our members who work for the state. more
AFSCME members were among the many health care reform advocates who arched on Sacramento on January 11th with other union members, medical students, nurses and others. more
November '10 Election Endorsements
How Does the California Budget Crisis Affect YOU? The California budget crisis is affecting our members and their families in the most profound ways. Some of us are impacted by wage and benefit concessions. Some of our families are impacted by social service cuts to children or elder family members. Furloughs are taking their toll on our members’ ability to pay bills, and short staffing at work causes members to bring their stress home. Tell us your story
* Being hit hard by furloughs?
AFSCME Council 57 organized in-district meetings with State Legislators throughout Northern CA and the Central Valley the weeks of October 5 and 12. Locals in Contra Costa, Humboldt, Merced, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Stanislaus Counties participated. more
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