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Nearly two years after forming their union, members of the Academy Foundation Workers Union (AFWU) have unanimously ratified their first union contract that guarantees much needed wage increases an

On Saturday, May 18, AFSCME District Council 36 held the next training in our amazing steward training series with more than 40 members from over a dozen different locals unions.

In the Cities of South Gate (90280), Hacienda Heights (91745), and Los Angeles ( 90018), AFSCME Local 830 member Liz Bondy talks about being an agricultural inspector fo

Volunteer Member Organizers do vital work for unions and we wanted to celebrate all of our Council 36 VMOs with a VMO Appreciation Day.

VMOs came together to eat some good food, get some swag, and socialize with other VMOs. Thank you to all of the VMOs who attended and thank you for all of the hard work that you do!

After refusing to settle for less than they deserve, AFSCME Local 1895 members secure a fair contract with the City of Lawndale.

On Saturday, April 13, AFSCME District Council 36 held an amazing new steward training with more than 50 members from over a dozen different locals unions.

Becoming a steward is a great way to get involved with your union and stand in solidarity with your co-workers. Contact us for more information on how to become a steward.

Six AFSCME Local Unions representing more than ten thousand Los Angeles City employees have ratified new union contracts with robust wage increases.

AFSCME Locals 741, 901, 2006, 2626, 3090, and 3672 began negotiating with the City in August 2023 as a part of the Coalition of Los Angeles City Unions, which negotiates benefits for all LA City employees represented by AFSCME, SEIU, Teamsters, LiUNA, LA/OC Building Trades, and IUOE.

From March 16-22, Council 36 had an amazing organizing blitz for our Los Angeles City Local Unions. Volunteer Member Organizers (VMOs) spoke to hundreds of members and potential members about the union difference. We were able to make our union stronger. We are building power for a better future!

Burbank Public Library’s administrators are attempting to eliminate the minimum requirement for Full-Time Librarians, Senior Librarians, and Part-Time Librarians to hold a degree in library science. Despite appeals from staff, our administrators remain firm in their pursuit of these harmful changes.

On Saturday, March 9, more than 58 Local officers and trustees attended the AFSCME District Council 36 local officers training, led by AFSCME International's Training & Education Department.

In the City of Los Angeles at the beautiful Venice Beach, zip code 90291, AFSCME Local 741 member Joe McCalla talks about the Learn to Surf program. #workloadsindifferentzipcodes