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We received 86 scholarship applications for the Al Church Scholarship 2020-2021 Program.

Congratulations Linda Kresal!

We are at once happy and sad to announce the retirement of AFSCME Council 65’s long time Finance Director, Linda Kresal.

Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against

Before the announcement early Wednesday of an unprecedented $2 trillion deal to combat the coronavirus pandemic, AFSCME President Lee Saunders and three front-line workers put pressure on federal lawmakers to come through with a robust aid package for state and local governments so they can rebuild decimated public services.

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.