|AFSCME District Council 36|
In 2013, we have fought hard to ensure the voices of working people were heard. 2014 will be no different as new political challenges arise! Join us on January 19th 2014. Click here for more details
Annual scholarship and award programs open to AFSCME members and their families. Click here for more details!
If you missed the Biennial Convention, don't worry-the Hotsheet is here to give you a play by play of the weekend-long activities. Click here!
Union members spent the night demonstrating a peaceful strike against Walmart's unjustifiable treatment towards its workers. Check out the story here.
In a letter released this afternoon, more than a dozen unions represented by Californian’s for Retirement Security, brushed aside the San Jose Democrat’s sit-down offer. Read more here:
"The fight between labor and Los Angeles County government intensified when a coalition of unions representing 90,000 workers banded together to fight County efforts to reduce retirement healthcare benefits for future employees". Read the summary from the Los Angeles Times article here.
Kudos to Local 2076
Nellie LeGaspe of AFSCME Local 2076/Orange County Eligibility Workers was recently presented with several awards of recognition from the Orange County Labor Federation, signed respectively by state elected officials, Hon. Loretta Sanchez, Hon. Sharon Quirk-Silva, and Hon. Lou Correa. Sister LeGaspe is an 8 year member of Local 2076. A Shop Steward and Recording Secretary for her union, she's at the forefront fighting for not only her fellow union members but for all working families.
There are great service opportunities happening throughout November. Click here for more details!
Local delegates met to discuss important matters, prepare for a new year of strategic goals for the Council and its members, and vote for new leadership. On the last day, the new Executive Board was announced. Click here to find out who is part of the new leadership team.
Recently, Sheila Kuehl met with union members from different locals to discuss her candidacy to run for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors. Click here to find out more on the forum.
Bet Tzedek Legal Service Workers and supporters showed up with even more of a presence on Wednesday, September 11th to demand justice for quality health care coverage. Dozens were in tow, carrying signs as they marched in solidarity. For more information click here.
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