Monday December 11, 2017
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/31/17
About 40 members of AFSCME Local 3800, Teamsters Local 320, and their supporters rallied in front of the admiration building, Morril Hall, Oct. 31 and then marched into the office of University of Minnesota’s President Kahler.
BY Cory Oliver | Milwaukee, WI | 3/10/17
On March 7, management of the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) announced layoffs an cuts to hours for 14 members of AFSCME Local 526, which is 8% of the workforce. After six months of negotiations and two quick months after contract ratification, these hard-working men and women found out with zero warning that their position at the museum will either be cut or working hours permanently reduced. Those who are facing reduced hours will lose their health benefits and livable wages to support their families.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 6/24/16
AFSCME 3800 members - clerical workers at the University of Minnesota - joined nurses of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) on the picket lines June24 to show their solidarity.
BY David Hoskins | Washington D.C. | 5/09/16
Two of the largest and most influential labor unions in the U.S. have announced plans to substantially consolidate their work.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 1/19/16
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner abruptly broke off contract negotiations with the more than 37,000 State of Illinois union workers represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31. Rauner refused to negotiate any further, giving workers the ultimatum of a “last, best and final offer.”
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/16/15
After six difficult months of contract negotiations with management and a hard-hitting contract campaign targeting the inequality of “Two Universities,” the union of 1500 clerical workers at the University of Minnesota, AFSCME 3800, won a tentative agreement Dec.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/09/15
Chanting, “What do we want? Raises and respect. When do we want it? Now!” about 20 university workers held signs and protested inside the Board of Regents meeting, Oct. 9.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/28/15
Members of AFSCME 3800, AFSCME 3937 and Teamsters 320 will rally Sept. 29, noon until 1:00 p.m., at Morrill Hall to demand raises and respect from the University of Minnesota administration.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/31/15
Upwards of 250 members of Teamster Local 320 and their supporters joined a spirited informational picket line, August 31 to “Turn up the heat” on the U of M administration, pushing their demands for a real raise and respect.
BY Richard Berg | Chicago, IL | 7/30/15
Billionaire Governor Rauner is one of the richest men in the world. He has declared war on workers such as Johnson. He doesn’t like the fact that Johnson is a union member. That he and more than 75,000 other AFSCME members in Illinois have used their collective power to speak up on behalf of themselves, on behalf of veterans, the elderly, the disabled, children who are abused, the poor and the 99% in Illinois is a great thing.
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