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In a vindication for dozens of AFSCME-represented classified staff at Birmingham Community Charter High School (BCCHS) in the San Fernando Valley,  school

Activists and leaders representing a swath of Council 36 Locals had the opportunity to ask questions of a number of LA County Supervisor candidates about issues and concerns affecting services and

As they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. On the one-year anniversary of the horrible, anti-union Janus v.

San Diego Puts Ill-Conceived Prop. B Pension Measure to Bed

In an epic legal and political victory that has ramifications for the retirement security of public employees across California, the San Diego City Council has voted to join AFSCME District Council 36, AFSCME Local 127 and other City labor unions to invalidate its own pension "reform" measure, Proposition B. The overwhelming 6 to 3 vote dramatically reverses San Diego’s course. 

The Council 36 Communications Office is at your service!

We are pleased to provide a wide array of communication services to assist our Local Union affiliates in building power. From website development to media relations, the Communications Office is here to support our Locals!

Does Your Local Need Support…
 Developing an AFSCME-affiliated “Union Hall” Website?
 Tools for emails and/or texting with your members?
 Assorted flyer templates?
 Or any other Communications needs?

The Council 36 Organizing Dept.'s recruitment campaign for Volunteer Member Organizers (VMOs) is in full swing, as AFSCME rank-and-file activists continue to step up to build worker power at the bargaining table.

In a tremendous labor victory, the staff of the largest pro bono nonprofit law firm in the nation, Public Counsel, has just elected to form a union and join AFSCME District Council 36. With a vote count taking place late yesterday, the employees were elated. 

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a plan for the City to dramatically increase its street services program following an unusually wet winter and damages caused by the heavy rains. But not everyone -- particularly the City's long beleaguered street repair workforce represented by AFSCME Local 127 -- are quite ready to applaud the news.