Wednesday November 25, 2020
| Last update: Wednesday at 10:22 AM
BY staff | Plymouth, MN | 4/24/20
Now Hennepin County union library and service center workers represented by AFSCME Local 2822 and supporters will be gathering at Plymouth Library parking lot, 15700 36th Ave N, Friday, April 24, 12:30 pm to press their demands to: end library curbside pick-up program until the spread of COVID-19 is better understood in Minnesota; end the DMV drive thru window at Maple Grove Licensing Service Center, and delay drop box service at service centers until workers can process motor vehicle transactions remotely.
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/20
Hennepin County union workers keep fighting for worker and community safety.
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BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/09/19
Milwaukee’s city council (called the Common Council) held a joint public meeting for the city’s 2020 budget, October 7.
BY S. Sanchez | Minneapolis, MN | 5/09/18
On May 7, over 300 workers rallied on the plaza of the Hennepin County Government Center during the opening day of contract negotiations.
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BY staff | Memphis, TN | 4/04/18
Members of AFSCME and other unions, along with civil rights activists, marched in Memphis, April 4, the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/20/18
It may have been Saint Patrick’s Day, March 17, but the sea of green in downtown Minneapolis was not a display of holiday revelry, it was a sign of an important labor struggle, as over 200 AFSCME Hennepin County Medical Center clerical and technical workers, along with supporters, picketed to demand a decent contract.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 2/26/18
Union members and leaders gathered at Bayfront Park in Miami Feb. 24, to rally for workers’ rights, immigrant rights and inter-union solidarity.
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/18
Trade unions and their supporters are mobilizing for the Feb. 24 Working People's Day of Action.
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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.
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