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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/26/22
On June 22 union leaders from AFSCME Local 2822, representing 1300 clerical workers at Hennepin County, crashed the State of the County Address demanding, “Stop retaliation against union activists now! End racism, sexism, ageism at work!”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/25/22
On June 22 union leaders from AFSCME Local 2822, representing 1300 clerical workers at Hennepin County, crashed the State of the County Address demanding, “Stop retaliation against union activists now! End racism, sexism, ageism at work!”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/03/22
On April 8, Hennepin County Administrator David Hough plans to fire or put on track to terminate over 150 workers for not being vaccinated. While union representatives of AFSCME 2822 are awaiting demographic data, past disciplines suggest the firings will hit workers of color and low wage workers the hardest.
BY staff | Oak Creek, WI | 3/04/22
On February 17, over 50 people gathered in front of Starbucks in Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, for an announcement that the workers at that location filed for a union election.
Starbucks
BY staff | Tallahassee, FL | 2/01/22
On February 1 from 8 to 11 a.m., around 20 people showed up to AFSCME 3343’s informational picket line to demand Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) raise the wages of workers on campus.
BY staff | FAMU | 1/31/22
On February 1, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Local 3343 AFSCME workers will hold an informational picket line to protest the stalled contract negotiations between the AFSCME union and FAMU administrators.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/28/22
A looming strike was averted when AFSCME Local 2822 came to a mediated settlement with Hennepin County, January 27.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/24/22
Trails of frozen breath rose above hundreds of workers, January 19, as they chanted and picketed in subzero temperatures in front of county buildings throughout Hennepin County, the most populous county in Minnesota.
AFSCME, strike
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 12/28/21
Chanting their demand for “raises and respect,” close to 200 members of AFSCME members braved the snow, December 28, for an informational picket to bring attention to the county's proposed plan to freeze wages and raise health insurance costs on workers during the ongoing global pandemic.
AFSCME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/21
On December 16, around 2500 hundred clerical, technical and healthcare workers at the University of Minnesota reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
AFSCME 3800
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