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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.

Check out these photos of Council 36 members showing that they're sticking to the union. These workers, in diverse lines of work for a variety of local government employers. across Southern California, refuse to let big corporations and billionaires further tilt the economic playing field against unions. On the eve of decision day in the Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME District Council 31, they will never quit fighting for the rights, liberties, and respect that working people have won through their union.

The votes are in! AFSCME District Council 36, based on recommendations of our member-driven Political and Legislative Action Committee (PLAC), took positions on a variety of races across the state in the Primary Election on June 5, 2018. We won victories all over the map. Working people going door-to-door, phone-banking and turning out the vote had a major impact. 

AFSCME District Council 36 will be the meeting ground of environmentally minded labor unions in an exciting new project, Labor Network for Sustainability- Los Angeles, on July 28, 2018.

When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

Don't fall for the scam.
When AFSCME members stand together, we have power in numbers. Together, we can defend our freedom to take our loved ones to the doctor when they get sick and retire with dignity some day. Together, we have the power to make our voices heard at work and in our democracy. That’s our AFSCME Agenda.

At a recent Los Angeles City Budget and Finance Committee hearing, dozens of AFSCME members and residents showed up to make their "park pride" clear as City budget officials deliberate on restoration of services for the next fiscal year.