|FIU Local 3346|
Emergency Meeting Sept 15,2014
Graham cent room: 1235 12pm to 1:00pm
When I heard about the death of Maria Fernandes, an exhausted worker who died while napping in her car between two of her four jobs, I felt an immense sadness that quickly turned to anger.
We will never forget.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Medicare costs aren’t a budget buster. The nonpartisan budget scorekeeper, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), reported last week that Medicare spending is declining.
In case you missed it, we put together a very short video of Sen. Mitch McConnell and the secret audio of his remarks to a group of billionaire right-wing donors.
On Labor Day weekend, millions of Americans will enjoy the final stretch of summer.
It is way past time Congress understood that women's issues are not an afterthought but are of critical importance to the economic health and well-being of our nation.
We asked AFSCME members to share their talent on stage at the 41st International Convention and the results were amazing.
This November, AFSCME will work overtime to support candidates who will protect collective bargaining rights, preserve retirement security, and ensure that every American has decent health care coverage.
Read between the lines, because Charles Koch's toxic vision for our country is still evident.
Rep. Paul Ryan keeps trotting out the same old plans to shred the U.S. safety net but calls it something else. His most recent scheme to cut anti-poverty programs comes with buzzwords like “innovation” and “flexibility,” but it’s the same tired ideas.
Opponents of labor unions were rubbing their hands gleefully earlier this summer when the Supreme Court ruled that home care workers didn't have to pay "fair share" fees. But our union is a testament to the power of collective action.
Watch AFSCME member Maricruz Manzanarez's powerful story on why we need immigration reform.
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.
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.
EMTs and paramedics suffer three times as many workplace injuries as the national average.
PayWatch Raises Awareness about Income Inequality Read more >>>
New AFSCME campaign will grow the union by 50,000 members before the 2014 Convention in July. Read more >>>
IMPORTANT ISSUES THIS WEEK IN TALLAHASSEE
CONFERENCE CALL EVERY MONDAY 8:00 PM REGARDING STATE LEGISLATIVE ISSUES/CONCERNS.
The passing of Lloyd AustinIt saddens us to announce the passing of former local president Lloyd Austin, we ask that you send your prayers to his family during this time of bereavement The viewing and the funeral will both be held at woodlawn south cemetery the address is 11655 sw 117 ave Miami Fl The viewing will be on February 28th from 5pm to 9pm The Funeral will be March 1st at 1pm
Last month’s employment figures are in, and things don’t look good. Read more >>>
by Olivia Sandbothe
Low-wage workers in certain federally funded jobs will see a much-needed pay increase, thanks to President Obama.Read more >>>
Local 3346 and FIU- BOT Tentatively reach a agreement after a year and a half of collective bargaining
As the 2013 legislative session draws to a close important bills are still on the table
Due to un controllable circumstances, the impasses hearing that was current scheduled for March 20th 2013 has post phoned until further notice, we will update you soon as date becomes available
After months of going back and forth with Florida's international university human resources department we've finally came to a decision with comptrollers office being forced to take a vacation for auditing purposes.....
Urgent impasse update
State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda filed a bill on Friday proposing a 7 percent raise for all state workers. Read more >>>
In response to the petitions going around campus......
Have a question about the collective bargaining agreement, please feel free to call Associate Genral Cousnel Liz Marston @ (305)348-3272
TALLAHASSEE, FL – State Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda (D-Tallahassee) is advocating that state employees be given a 7% raise as part of the 2013-2014 state budget.
Florida lawmakers consider plan that would cut back state workers' unused sick time, vacation BRENT KALLESTAD
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Rank-and-file state workers who haven't received a pay raise in the past half dozen years may now see some perks reduced to help pare what some lawmakers say is a worrisome liability.
Attorneys: Budget shortfall not enough justify changes to retirement benefits Read more >>>
Scott urges Supreme Court to require state workers to contribute to pensions
Official notice of election
MEMBER MEETING TO NOMINATE OFFICERS Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 – 12:30PM & ELECTIONS Friday, November 18th, 2011. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!
REUNION DE MIEMBROS PARA ACEPTAR NOMINACIONES: Miercoles, 2 de Noviembre, 2011 – 12:30PM Y ELECCIONES: Viernes, 18 de Noviembre, 2011. ¡Contamos con tu voto!
FRS Lawsuit Update #1
Download and mail Union Dues Authorization Form
In the following months, negotiations will begin for our next Collective Bargaining Agreement/Contract with Florida International University. Everyt three years, we negotiate the terms of our AFSCME contract with the university... Read more >>>
A Preview of What’s to Come: SB 830 Still Silences the Voices of Teachers, Firefighters, Police Officers and Florida Workers!
AFSCME LOCAL 3346 EMERGENCY MEETING.
We need you to attend one of these meetings!
ATTACK ON PUBLIC WORKERS! OUR UNION & COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT ARE IN PERIL!
AFSCME LOCAL 3346 REUNIONES DE EMERGENCIA
Es de gran importancia que asistas a la reunion!
URGENT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
ATTENTION ALL U.S.P.S.
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