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It was by all accounts an empowering experience, in which several dozen members from across Council 36 dedicated themselves on a recent Saturday to learning more about the role and responsibilities

A message from Pres. Andy Jung:

As they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. On the one-year anniversary of the horrible, anti-union Janus v. AFSCME decision, AFSCME District Council 36 is indeed stronger than before. 

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.