Council 65 - Representing Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota

AFSCME Council 65 believes that every person working to sustain their community deserves respect. AFSCME is one of the leading advocates for working women and men in Minnesota.

Congratulations are in order for this year's Al Church Scholarship award winners.  This year, we received a record number of applications.

AFSCME Family Scholarship

Elizabeth Merdan, daughter of Local 748 member Susan Merdan, is one of 12 winners of the 2022 AFSCME Family Scholarship.

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at a time when our nation’s health care workers were already experiencing burnout.

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AFSCME Council 65 represents 14,000 workers in Minnesota and South Dakota with more than 300 separate Local Unions.  Council 65 Members are employed by cities, counties and school districts, health care facilities and non-profit organizations.

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