Sunday September 19, 2021
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/16/21
On Tuesday evening, September 14, around 100 union members who are part of AFSCME at Hennepin County in Minnesota rallied in front of the Hennepin County Government Center calling for real raises in this year’s contract negotiations.
AFSCME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/21
In Minneapolis and surrounding Hennepin County, AFSCME members are demanding that the county commissioners use some of the $246 million they county received from the American Rescue Plan to go to hazard pay for frontline workers as well as compensation in the form of stipends for remote employees for things like internet and cooling bills, to cover the increases in those utilities caused by working from home.
AFSCME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/24/21
On June 22, more than 150 members of AFSCME who work for Hennepin County held a boisterous rally in front of the Hennepin County Government Center to kick off their 2021 contract negotiations.
AFSCME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/25/21
On March 10, AFSCME Local 2822 and its Co-chief Steward Regina Kittrell won an astonishing victory. Kittrell will be fully reinstated in her position and provided with back pay retroactive to her dismissal, effective January 8.
BY Ali Fuhrman | Minneapolis, MN | 12/20/20
More than 30 mothers, parents, children and supporters who work for Hennepin County gathered at Painter Park, December 19, to call on Hennepin County Commissioners to hold an emergency board meeting to pass COVID Childcare and Caregiver Leave at full pay until schools and daycares are fully functional.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/17/20
Hennepin County AFSCME is calling on county commissioners to approve fully-paid COVID child care leave for county employees and to extend emergency COVID protections before provisions expire December 31.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/21/20
On October 20, Hennepin County workers gathered at the Government Center in downtown Minneapolis to demand, “Protect our workers, protect our community services: don’t balance the budget on our backs.”
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/12/20
On Thursday, June 11, 3200 protesters gathered at the Hennepin County Government Center demanding justice for George Floyd and real change. Protests had been going on daily, sometimes several per day, for 18 days since the police murder of George Floyd.
BY AFSCME Local 3800 | Minneapolis, MN | 6/08/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following resolution from AFSCME Local 3800.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/07/20
On June 6, workers from across the city of Milwaukee joined a labor contingent in support of a rally and march for police accountability.
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