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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:

AFSCME District Council 36 members and staff were out in droves at the Los Angeles City Hall rally organized by the Los Angeles labor movement (shoutout to the LA County Fed).

The event was a direct response to the Supreme Court's decision in favor of corporations and billionaires in Janus v. AFSCME District Council 31.  Hundreds of working people from a variety of unions and AFSCME Locals stood together, clearly energized to organize and build back union strength like never before. 

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.

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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.