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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/26/21
On September 22, around 150 AFSCME members at the University of Minnesota held a noon rally calling for the university to listen to their demands and offer real proposals to address issues the workers face around the pandemic and safety, rising costs of living, and racial and social justice at the university.
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 | 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 | 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.
AFSCME, COVID-19
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/20
Hennepin County union workers keep fighting for worker and community safety.
AFSCME
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.
AFSCME
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.
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