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After months of negotiating, City of Maywood employees voted to ratify their first union contract.

AFSCME Locals 119, 830, 2712, and 3511 have ratified new contracts with the County of Los Angeles.

AFSCME Local 619 has secured an unprecedented agreement with the City of Cerritos to provide lifetime dental and vision benefits to members.

Women from an array of Council 36 local unions, the Council 36 retiree chapter, and community partners came together for AFSCME Local 3634’s first ever Women’s Empowerment Luncheon on October 8.

The racist comments made by Los Angeles elected officials are abhorrent and must be addressed. That they were made in the house of labor without protest from LA County Federation of Labor President Ron Herrera is an indictment of his leadership. He must resign immediately. 

Walter Blair
Administrator
AFSCME District Council 36

The contributions of public service workers can often go unnoticed by their employers. However, on Oct. 1, the City of San Diego held an event to honor the hard-working employees that keep the City going.

AFSCME Local 127, which represents around 2,000 San Diego City employees, was out in full force at Saturday’s event. There was plenty of fun activities and delicious food for the entire family. There were potato sack races, hula hoop competitions, and bouncy houses, but the biggest hit of the event was the ice cream that AFSCME Local 127 provided to everyone in attendance.

Almost two years after forming a union with AFSCME District Council 36, members of CHIRLA Workers Union have ratified their first union contract.

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) advocates for some of our most vulnerable community members. However, employees at CHIRLA felt that they were not being advocated for in their workplace, so they formed a union. Now these employees, who work to advance the human and civil rights of immigrants and refugees, have a union contract that addresses prolonged issues.

Members of AFSCME Local 127 have ratified a 3-year contract with the City of Coronado. More than 90% voted in favor of ratifying the tentative agreement.

AFSCME Local 3620 represents Long Beach Transit (LBT) employees across multiple departments, including facilities, supplies, and stops & zones. Members of its newest unit, which represents employees in the customer service department, have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with Long Beach Transit.

Members of AFSCME Local 685 and AFSCME Local 1967 were joined by supporters at a rally on Tuesday to demand safer workspaces.

AFSCME Local 800 members rallied outside the Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFSLA) building Tuesday to demand a fair contract.