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Hundreds of AFSCME members, community leaders, and allies gathered to honor and celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The AFSCME Council 25 Executive Board and Officers ratified the recommendations of the Area PEOPLE Committees and issued the following endorsements of candidates at the federal, state, and local le

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

City of Ann Arbor AFSCME Workers Notch Big Anti-Outsourcing Victory

City of Ann Arbor employees represented by AFSCME Local 369 scored a huge victory this week as the City Council, by a 7-4 vote, passed a resolution opposing the outsourcing of trash collection to a private, for-profit company.

On Saturday, hospital workers at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland joined together to show their strength and solidarity with pharmacy techs that are struggling for union recognition and fair treatment on the job.

Dozens of hospital employees marched in front of the hospital on Woodward to call attention to the mistreatment of union employees while the hospital spends millions to expand their facilities.

Public service workers across the country are losing their foothold in the middle class. So says an article in The New York Times this week that serves as a reminder of why labor unions are more needed now than ever.

On March 1, 2018 your IUCC AFSCME Representatives and the Michigan Department of Corrections met to discuss the return of prison foodservice to State Civil Service.

The MDOC has indicated that while Legislative approval is still pending, they are moving forward with the re-integration of foodservice. The MDOC intends to continue the same staffing model as Trinity and Aramark.  The MDOC will send notification, by mail, to employees within AFSCME classifications, who were laid off or displaced by Aramark, of the available job postings.

AFSCME COUNCIL 25 ENDORSES WHITMER FOR GOVERNOR

Gretchen’s long history of standing up for working families makes her the right choice to lead our state

 

After much deliberation amongst members, several town hall events, and parsing through survey data sent out to members, AFSCME Council 25 is pleased to endorse Gretchen Whitmer in this year’s crucial Governor’s race.