Local 3142 - We are Public Safety. Aspiring to Protect and Improve Quality of Life!


Hardworking Americans’ right to retire with dignity is in danger because billionaires are spending a lot of money to take away our pensions. Read more >>>

A case the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up this term called Janus v. AFSCME could make the entire public sector “right-to-work” in one fell swoop.

You’re invited to “No tricks, Just treats”

We are looking for volunteers to help pass out Halloween care packages to the homeless in the Twin Cities area.

Where: Meet at Council 5
300 Hardman Ave S # 3,
South St Paul, MN 55075

When: Halloween October 31st 2017
Time: 1 pm until care packages have been distributed (1-2 hours)

RSVP: Esther Kaiser
952-212-7511 or esther.kaiser3142@yahoo.com

The Legislature’s Subcommittee on Employee Relations (SER) recommended Thursday that the Minnesota Legislature reject state worker contracts.

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A message from AFSCME President Lee Saunders Read more >>>

Thoughtful planning for leadership transitions boosts powerful young voices. “We’ve got big shoes to fill.” Read more >>>

AFSCME negotiators reached the tentative agreement at 11:35 p.m. June 22. Members will vote Aug. 7 - 11. Read more >>>

The GOP's maneuvering to kill local control of measures that would improve life for workers has backfired. Read more >>>

February 21, 2017:

  • Support local control, stop corporate interference
  • Fix transportation now
  • Pensions
  • Child protection funding
  • Governor's tax proposal
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Director’s Column – Stepping Up – October 15, 2016

With the November 8th election fast approaching, I’m asking you to BELIEVE. Not just in a particular candidate’s ability to bring real change to Minnesota, but to believe in our union’s collective power to make our state work even better.

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“Right to Work” on steroids hits Minnesota legislature

AFSCME has a packed agenda. Here are some of the big issues we’ll be focusing on. Read more >>>

On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that seeks to undermine our rights to negotiate for fair pay and benefits that sustain our families.

Bad boss barred from another attempt to decertify for a year Read more >>>

University workers stand together to demand livable wages and reasonable family leave policies Read more >>>

AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.


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