AFSCME District Council 36 supports the #UTLA strike, which began on Monday, January 14.

It has long been known that public sector employment lifts up black workers in particular.

The City of Glendora employees in AFSCME Local 3915 are partnering with City Hall to support the preservation of quality municipal services that were greatly slashed in recent y

The answers are all here, in this excellent new report issued by AFSCME International, which shows how strong unions make for stronger communities.

Los Angeles Public Libraries across the City celebrated the Great American Eclipse on August 21, with librarians in Local 2626 handing out viewing glasses and providing a science lesson about the rare natural phenomenon in the sky. Hundreds of enthusiastic Angelenos of all ages waited in lines that in some cases stretched around the perimeter of the parking lots for their chance to see the moon hiding the sun.

Empowerment Workshops at Convention Promote New Local Union Successes 

A variety of 90-minute workshops held the afternoon before Council 36's 25th Biennial convention on October 12 offered delegates from our Locals new tips and tools to promote campaign victories and build capacity:

Thanks to the bargaining success of AFSCME negotiators, our members who are LA County employees should already be seeing a 2% raise on their paychecks. These cost-of-living increases went into effect on October 1, 2017. In addition, another 2% raise will go into effect on April 1st (no April foolin').  Please also note: As a result of these pay raises, AFSCME members working for LA County will see a nominal increase in union membership dues.