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EMS Week is a time to recognize the sacrifices that EMS professionals make for their communities and to honor these skilled heroes w

Members of AFSCME’s law enforcement community take countless risks to keep our communities safe.

Congratulations AFSCME Council 17 LDH members and LDH employees - We have a Ratified a Bargaining Agreement. In an historic event yesterday AFSCME Council 17 LDH members from across Louisiana voted to ratify an agreement with the Louisiana Department of Health. The last time an LDH agreement went through a full and transparent ratification process it was almost ten years ago.

When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

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.

Don't fall for the scam.
When AFSCME members stand together, we have power in numbers. Together, we can defend our freedom to take our loved ones to the doctor when they get sick and retire with dignity some day. Together, we have the power to make our voices heard at work and in our democracy. That’s our AFSCME Agenda.

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.