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Altoona Mirror
City council unveils revised distress planeveryone acknowledges that there won't be any more pay cuts," said Scott Campan
City council unveils revised distress plan
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
everyone acknowledges that there won't be any more pay cuts," said Scott Campanaro, president of the city local for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents non-uniformed workers. Campanaro was... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
EXCLUSIVE: Green Bay Correctional staff hold round table talkslife whether that's staff or the inmate," says Sean Daley a longtime prison wor
EXCLUSIVE: Green Bay Correctional staff hold round table talks
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
life whether that's staff or the inmate," says Sean Daley a longtime prison workers representative from Council 32 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. And their concerns were not going unheard on Wednesday night.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
An effort to increase Youngstown’s hourly minimum wage to $10.10 has stalledminimum-wage committee are state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-58th; Tracey Patt
An effort to increase Youngstown’s hourly minimum wage to $10.10 has stalled
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
minimum-wage committee are state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-58th; Tracey Patton-Oates, a staff representative for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Ohio Council 8; and Patty Bowser, a Democratic district leader... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pontiac prison worker assaults started with a punch, union official saysprison, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates
Pontiac prison worker assaults started with a punch, union official says
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
prison, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates, the prison workers union said Monday. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said four correctional officers and two lieutenants were treated... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pontiac prison worker assaults started with a punch, union official saysprison, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates
Pontiac prison worker assaults started with a punch, union official says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
prison, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates, the prison workers union said Monday. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said four correctional officers and two lieutenants were treated... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
NLRB: Michigan state workers union broke labor law with own employeesJuly 2010 and is about midway through his second four-year term as president of
NLRB: Michigan state workers union broke labor law with own employees
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
July 2010 and is about midway through his second four-year term as president of the MSEA, which is a local affiliate of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. The internal union considerably predates Moore, who came into... Read more
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FOX News
Illinois prison spokeswoman says rules ignoredstatement that policies and procedures designed to keep staff safe have been ig
Illinois prison spokeswoman says rules ignored
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
statement that policies and procedures designed to keep staff safe have been ignored or superseded by new practices. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees says the assault Sunday was sparked by an inmate punching a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Illinois prison spokeswoman says rules ignoredstatement that policies and procedures designed to keep staff safe have been ig
Illinois prison spokeswoman says rules ignored
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
statement that policies and procedures designed to keep staff safe have been ignored or superseded by new practices. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees says the assault Sunday was sparked by an inmate punching a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Union: Illinois prison worker assaults started with punchan inmate punched a correctional lieutenant, sparking an assault that involved
Union: Illinois prison worker assaults started with punch
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
an inmate punched a correctional lieutenant, sparking an assault that involved six prison employees and five inmates. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said Monday that four correctional officers and two lieutenants... Read more
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Roll Call
Portman Drops Another $1 Million for Adand 6 points ahead of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Conversely
Portman Drops Another $1 Million for Ad
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
and 6 points ahead of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Conversely, the independent expenditures group for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees released an ad pushing back on Portman's touting of heroin... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Senate race drawing big moneyat the public's expense and amplifying a key talking point from her Republican
Pennsylvania Senate race drawing big money
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
at the public's expense and amplifying a key talking point from her Republican opponent, Sen. Pat Toomey. And then the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a major labor union, launched a costly TV spot, assailing... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brown, challengers clash at congressional debatestate employees during his 28 years in the Florida Legislature, and said she ha
Brown, challengers clash at congressional debate
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
state employees during his 28 years in the Florida Legislature, and said she had heard that critique from a leader of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Lawson answered that AFSCME routinely supported him throughout... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State workers union wants Kay to resignpublic workers is calling for the resignation of the recently reinstated head o
State workers union wants Kay to resign
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
public workers is calling for the resignation of the recently reinstated head of the Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC). American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 61 President Danny Homan issued a statement... Read more
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The Daily Record
State workers union protests juvenile center staff vacanciesstate workers union says staff vacancies are creating dangerous conditions at t
State workers union protests juvenile center staff vacancies
The Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
state workers union says staff vacancies are creating dangerous conditions at the Department of Juvenile Services. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is holding an event Wednesday to highlight what it calls "an... Read more
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The Hill
Senate map expands for DemsRepublican side, according to a GOP source who tracks buys. On the Democratic
Senate map expands for Dems
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Republican side, according to a GOP source who tracks buys. On the Democratic side, Senate Majority PAC, the DSCC and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees have spent or reserved a total of $22.6 million in Ohio,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Appellate court sides with union against Lake County circuit clerkState Appellate Board confirmed previous decisions by an administrative law jud
Appellate court sides with union against Lake County circuit clerk
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
State Appellate Board confirmed previous decisions by an administrative law judge and the Illinois Labor Board to allow the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, Council 31 to represent the workers. Appellate... Read more
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Philly.com
Money talks loudly in attack ads for Pennsylvania's Senate campaign.Thursday, announcing $1 million worth of ads painting Toomey as a friend of the
Money talks loudly in attack ads for Pennsylvania's Senate campaign.
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
Thursday, announcing $1 million worth of ads painting Toomey as a friend of the National Rifle Association. And then the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a major labor union, launched a costly TV spot, assailing... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint water plant employees required to prove credentials legitimateto utilities employees was obtained from the city through the Freedom of Inform
Flint water plant employees required to prove credentials legitimate
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
to utilities employees was obtained from the city through the Freedom of Information Act. Sam Muma, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1600, said he is not aware of any pause in the city's... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mayor Curry says criticisms of pension plan from past council presidents miss the markissue in our rearview mirror.” Curry’s comments Thursday came after he partici
Mayor Curry says criticisms of pension plan from past council presidents miss the mark
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
issue in our rearview mirror.” Curry’s comments Thursday came after he participated in a news conference with the local American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which formally announced its expected endorsement of Curry’s... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ted Wheeler is naming his mayoral team and using union money to pay themwinning the mayoral primary May 17. Union contributions include Service Employ
Ted Wheeler is naming his mayoral team and using union money to pay them
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
winning the mayoral primary May 17. Union contributions include Service Employees International Union Local 49 ($20,000), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 75 ($5,000), AFSCME Local 189 ($5,000) and the Portland... Read more
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Raw Story
Why we’re about the see the largest prison strike in historyeconomic oppression. Mainstream unions have been largely silent on the issue o
Why we’re about the see the largest prison strike in history
Raw Story / Posted 14 days ago
economic oppression. Mainstream unions have been largely silent on the issue of inmate labor. In fact, major unions like American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Service Employees International Union (SEIU),... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Koster says he backs limits on campaign donationssingle donations reported so far in the past two years came from unions. The la
Koster says he backs limits on campaign donations
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
single donations reported so far in the past two years came from unions. The largest is a $500,000 check in July from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees based in Washington, D.C. He received $400,000 in March from the... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Volusia school board, union employees sign off on contract negotiationsby members and non-members of the Volusia Teachers Organization, the Volusia Ed
Volusia school board, union employees sign off on contract negotiations
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
by members and non-members of the Volusia Teachers Organization, the Volusia Educational Support Association and the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees. No school board members objected to passage of the agreements.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
The Pension Storm: Unions supportive of sales tax, but wary of eliminating pensions for future hirestalks that won’t start until after Duval County voters cast ballots in the Aug.
The Pension Storm: Unions supportive of sales tax, but wary of eliminating pensions for future hires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
talks that won’t start until after Duval County voters cast ballots in the Aug. 30 sales tax referendum. Still, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees plans to publicly back passage of the half-cent sales tax by... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
New anti-Portman ad hitting airwavesYOUNGSTOWN — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees [
New anti-Portman ad hitting airwaves
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees [AFSCME] is spending $1,101,111 on a campaign TV commercial criticizing U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, the Republican incumbent, for voting against bills to create tax credits for... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Custodians await board responseuncertain. "I think everyone, as soon as they heard, they were relieved and ex
Custodians await board response
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
uncertain. "I think everyone, as soon as they heard, they were relieved and excited," said Donna Grady, chapter chair of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 365, the collective bargaining unit that represents Nashua... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A shamed AARP withdraws from right-wing lobbying organization ALECmore market risk on individual workers’ shoulders.” In a letter sent Thursday
A shamed AARP withdraws from right-wing lobbying organization ALEC
Los Angeles Times / Posted 20 days ago
more market risk on individual workers’ shoulders.” In a letter sent Thursday to AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins, the CMD, the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, and several other senior advocacy groups urged AARP to cease... Read more
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Times News
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 workersfollowed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 perce
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 workers
Times News / Posted 21 days ago
followed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 percent and 2.25 percent. Leaders of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 and the Service Employees International Union Local... Read more
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TribLIVE
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 Pa. state workersfollowed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 perce
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 Pa. state workers
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
followed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 percent and 2.25 percent. Leaders of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 and the Service Employees International Union Local... Read more
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The Morning Call
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 state workersfollowed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 perce
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40,000 state workers
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
followed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 percent and 2.25 percent. Leaders of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 and Service Employees International Union Local 668... Read more
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Philly.com
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40k state workersfollowed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 perce
Contract talks reach tentative deal for 40k state workers
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
followed over the next 2½ years by raises of 2 percent, 2.25 percent, 2.5 percent and 2.25 percent. Leaders of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 13 and Service Employees International Union Local 668... Read more
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Business Insurance
Chicago mayor's plan to fix municipal pension fund seeks water, sewer taxworkers would increase, and not all affected unions have signed on to the plan.
Chicago mayor's plan to fix municipal pension fund seeks water, sewer tax
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
workers would increase, and not all affected unions have signed on to the plan. Anders Lindall, a spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31, said the plan is under review. The rescue plan for... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
New post, Old proboost morale at City Hall? STEVE MERMELL: We have had some labor contracts tha
New post, Old pro
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
boost morale at City Hall? STEVE MERMELL: We have had some labor contracts that were hanging out there, including AFSCME [American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees]. Well, last week the group agreed to the city’s offer. We have... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Voters cast ballots for Virgil Smith Senate seatService Employees International Union and Michigan AFL-CIO are backing Conyers;
Voters cast ballots for Virgil Smith Senate seat
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
Service Employees International Union and Michigan AFL-CIO are backing Conyers; while Durhal has gotten support from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee, the Michigan Education Association, and the American Federation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rauner administration says AFSCME threatening workers with fines for crossing picket lines38,000 state workers is threatening to fine them if they cross a picket line in
Rauner administration says AFSCME threatening workers with fines for crossing picket lines
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
38,000 state workers is threatening to fine them if they cross a picket line in the event of a strike. A spokesman for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees on Tuesday called the memo “another groundless attack from the... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
AFSCME coming with seven-figure buy against Joe Heckhitting U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck on an oldie but reliable goodie: Social
AFSCME coming with seven-figure buy against Joe Heck
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 23 days ago
hitting U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck on an oldie but reliable goodie: Social Security privatization. The spot from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (see below) uses regular folks to pound Rep. Heck as more loyal... Read more
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Business Insurance
Why Democrats didn't talk more about health care at their conventionlast week had a simple answer. Clinton should raise taxes on rich people and co
Why Democrats didn't talk more about health care at their convention
Business Insurance / Posted 24 days ago
last week had a simple answer. Clinton should raise taxes on rich people and corporations, said Lee Saunders, president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO. Mr. Weaver, the Sanders campaign manager who also was... Read more
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Business Insurance
Why Democrats didn't talk more about health care at their conventionlast week had a simple answer. Clinton should raise taxes on rich people and co
Why Democrats didn't talk more about health care at their convention
Business Insurance / Posted 24 days ago
last week had a simple answer. Clinton should raise taxes on rich people and corporations, said Lee Saunders, president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO. Mr. Weaver, the Sanders campaign manager who also was... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley proposes 5 percent wage increases for unionized city employeesto employees represented by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the Internatio
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley proposes 5 percent wage increases for unionized city employees
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 27 days ago
to employees represented by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), the American Federation of State, City and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Cincinnati Organized and Dedicated Employees... Read more
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The Forward
How Bernie Sanders Flipped the ‘Crotchety Jewish Socialist’ Script on Hillary Clintonlunchrooms. He was there to march alongside the national president of the sanit
How Bernie Sanders Flipped the ‘Crotchety Jewish Socialist’ Script on Hillary Clinton
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
lunchrooms. He was there to march alongside the national president of the sanitation workers’ union, Jerry Wurf of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Wurf, the Brooklyn-born labor militant, marched in the streets... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Clinton Tasked With Building Trust, Excitement in DNC Speechin their power to set up her big moment Thursday night. Democratic presidentia
Clinton Tasked With Building Trust, Excitement in DNC Speech
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 28 days ago
in their power to set up her big moment Thursday night. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 42nd International Convention at the Las Vegas... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Union leader calls Rauner a 'jackass,' vows to 'take him out' in 2018We will leave no stone unturned. We can't take anything for granted in this ele
Union leader calls Rauner a 'jackass,' vows to 'take him out' in 2018
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
We will leave no stone unturned. We can't take anything for granted in this election," said Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, in a rousing speech that drew standing ovations. "We are... Read more
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Roll Call
Ohio Teamsters Endorse Republican Portman for SenateTeamsters union is largely backing Republicans this year and pointed out that t
Ohio Teamsters Endorse Republican Portman for Senate
Roll Call / Posted a month ago
Teamsters union is largely backing Republicans this year and pointed out that the Democrat has the backing of the AFL-CIO, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and the United Auto Workers. "The contrast in this election... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
DNC schedule: Speakers, including Bernie Sanders, on tap for first night of Democratic National ConventionHonorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks by Labor Leaders
DNC schedule: Speakers, including Bernie Sanders, on tap for first night of Democratic National Convention
WPIX 11 New York / Posted a month ago
Honorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks by Labor Leaders Lee Saunders President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Lily Eskelsen Garcia President, National Education... Read more
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Boston Globe
Schedule: The first night of the DNCCalifornia The Honorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks
Schedule: The first night of the DNC
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
California The Honorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks by Labor Leaders Lee Saunders President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Lily Eskelsen Garcia President, National Education... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Schedule of speakers for first night of Democratic National Convention releasedThe Honorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks by Labor Lead
Schedule of speakers for first night of Democratic National Convention released
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted a month ago
The Honorable Marty Walsh Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts Remarks by Labor Leaders Lee Saunders President, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Lily Eskelsen Garcia President, National Education... Read more
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MLive.com
See who Michigan is sending to the 2016 Democratic National ConventionDingell is the U.S. Rep. for the 12th Congressional District Albert Garrett: G
See who Michigan is sending to the 2016 Democratic National Convention
MLive.com / Posted a month ago
Dingell is the U.S. Rep. for the 12th Congressional District Albert Garrett: Garrett, of Detroit, is president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25. Barry Goodman: Goodman, of Farmington Hills, is a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
From our archives: Governor rubs downstate the wrong wayNo wonder guards have empty feeling Last week’s picket by members of the Ameri
From our archives: Governor rubs downstate the wrong way
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
No wonder guards have empty feeling Last week’s picket by members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Springfield was a twin jab at Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The 45-minute sidewalk demonstration by prison employees... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Statehouse Insider: Rauner, AFSCME in PR war over labor talksRauner's administration nor AFSCME is giving up on the war to win over the hear
Statehouse Insider: Rauner, AFSCME in PR war over labor talks
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
Rauner's administration nor AFSCME is giving up on the war to win over the hearts and minds of Illinoisans. Last week, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees put out the results of a poll it commissioned about Rauner’s job... Read more
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Reuters
Undocumented immigrants given roles at Democratic conventionHillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipa
Undocumented immigrants given roles at Democratic convention
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
Hillary Clinton speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees convention in Las Vegas. NEW YORK The Democratic Party has selected a handful of undocumented immigrants for official roles at next week's Democratic National... Read more
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