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Starting February 1st 2024, your local is affiliated with AFSCME Michigan 925, the new Organizing Committee here in Michigan.

Working a non-union job quickly taught Johnathan Young the importance of union representation.

The last few years have seen a rise in worker momentum, with unionized workers raising their voices to demand higher pay, safer working conditions and more.

After hearing rumors of an attack on their union from an outside group, the leadership team and committed members at Local 1628 Bloomfield Hills Schools started their fight to save their contract and ultimately their union.

After hearing rumors of an attack on their union from an outside group, the leadership team and committed members at Local 1628 Bloomfield Hills Schools started their fight to save their contract and ultimately their union.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders praised the White House’s announcement Thursday that the Biden administration will forgive student loans for an additional 78,000 borrowers — including many AFSCME members — under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders congratulated Nicole Berner, a longtime labor lawyer and general counsel of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), on being confirmed to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Mr. Montoya goes to Washington

Photo: Nicholas Voutsinos/ AFSCME

In this year’s State of the Union speech, President Joe Biden highlighted his administration’s achievements over the past three years and vowed to continue fighting for working people.

AFSCME applauds his accomplishments and strongly supports the Biden-Harris administration’s vision for the future, which includes defending our nation’s democracy, protecting a woman’s right to choose and making the wealthy pay their fair share in taxes, among other things.