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LAS VEGAS — More than 160 AFSCME members gathered in Las Vegas last week to lift up the voice of public service workers and move our union forward.  

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On October 5th and 6th 2018 AFSCME Council 65 Delegates will gather in Mankto Minnesota for our 55th annual convention.  There will be workshop opportunities on Friday, Elections of AFSCME Council 65 officers and Executive Board positions, eduction on the Janus decision, political candidtes for the upcoming elections in November and lots of delegates to connect with.  We hope you will send a delegate and have your Local union represented.

Every year AFSCME Council 65 gives out scholarships within each District of our membership.  The scholarship was formed in honor of Al Church the founder of AFSCME Council 65.  This scholarship is made possible by everyone who purchased raffle tickets.  Thanks to all of you Council 65 was able to aware 8 $250 scholarships to children of AFSCME Council 65 members.  The 2018 Al Church Scholarships were awarded to the following individuals:

2018 AL CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

8 - $520 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

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.