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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Monday brought together business and union leaders, including AFSCME President Lee Saunders, for a virtual meeting to discuss an

With so much at stake for working families in the 2020 election, AFSCME members across the country stood up to the challenge once again.

The spread of Coronavirus has shaken our communities.  You as Public Employees in South Dakota are being called upon to keep your communities running while information is changing daily, and sometimes hourly.  Your AFSCME Brothers and Sisters in South Dakota, your AFSCME neighbors in Minnesota, and AFSCME public employees across the country are standing beside you to make sure your rights are protected in a time when you are being asked to make some significant contributions to your fellow South Dakotans.  AFSCME workers make America happen every day providing vital services to our c

The coronavirus aid package that cleared Congress is just not good enough for public service workers. That’s the takeaway message from AFSCME President Lee Saunders.

With confirmed community spreading of COVID-19 in Minnesota and throughout the Midwest, AFSCME members can expect to see major disruptions in their work places and daily lives.

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) emerges in the United States, many AFSCME members are and will continue to be on the front lines caring for and transporting those afflicted with the virus. Workers in emergency services, health care, child care, educational institutions and many others may come in contact with people who’ve contracted the coronavirus, putting themselves at risk.

On the eve of Saturday’s Nevada Democratic primary caucuses, AFSCME members and retirees gathered at a Las Vegas restaurant to hear one last time from presidential candidates on the issues that matter most to working families.

AFSCME members sat down with congressional lawmakers last week to share stories about how the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act would improve communities and empower workers.