FIU Local 3346


Senator Warren has a message for AFSCME members. While Senator Warren is not on a ballot this November, she reminds us why it’s so important that we get out to vote this fall.


 Emergency Meeting Sept 15,2014  

Graham cent room: 1235 12pm to 1:00pm 

We will never forget.


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.


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 >>>




The passing of Lloyd Austin
It 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 >>>

we've been through a lot this year let's take a moment to reflect and say thanks


notice of ratification

Florida international board of trustees will vote Monday August 19, 2013 (via conference call) to ratify the AFSCME 2013-2016 collective bargaining agreement

Florida international university Staff voted today to ratify the collective bargaining agreement

 Local 3346 and FIU- BOT Tentatively reach a agreement after a  year and a half of collective bargaining 

Controllers Dept decision finally get enforced by the university

collective bargaining session July 19th, 2013

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

In Solidarity


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.....

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I know you are all following the proposed legislation to close the Florida Retirement System, and reform of the Local pension plans. For good or bad the legislation is tied together and the harm done to either will inevitably impact the other.

 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.

 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!

Amendment to SB 830 in Senate Rules Committee NOT a compromise Amendment!


We need you to attend one of these meetings!



Es de gran importancia que asistas a la reunion!


Fight Back Florida is a statewide coalition of students, labor unions, community groups, and progressive organizations formed in opposition to Florida Governor Rick Scott’s budget cuts and attacks on the middle class. Partnering with the Florida AFL-CIO, Fight Back Florida is building towards a March 25th statewide day of action aimed at stopping this outrageous assault on Floridians...


CALL YOUR LEGISLATORS 1-877-274-0951 (input your 5 to 9 digit zip code)

The following is a summary of March 21, 2011 Legislative Update Conference Call. See attachments.....

The long-rumored legislation to shut down unions with less than fifty percent membership has arrived. Representative Scott Plakon has filed a bill to amend the Florida labor statute to require that every union have at least fifty percent of its Bargaining Unit be dues paying members in order for that union to bargain and enforce a contract....


On Wednesday, August 11, 2010, there will be a meeting for all USPS (members and non-members).

On the agenda: FINAL U.S.P.S. VOTE HR/P.E.P.


On Thursday, 6/24/2010, there will be a meeting for all USPS (members and non-members).

On the agenda: Performance Appraisal (P. E. P.) evaluation process & Local Union E-board nominations.

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