On Tuesday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 20, members of AFSCME Local 2076 hit the picket line to call attention to their dire need for more staffing and livable

AFSCME District Council 36 held an empowering and energizing new steward training yesterday for about 40 members from a dozen different locals unions.

About 30 members from 15 Local Unions across AFSCME District Council 36 attended the Secretary-Treasurer training held at the Union Hall on Saturday.

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.

Members of AFSCME Local 858 have ratified a new Union contract with the City of Pasadena.

The contract, which was overwhelmingly ratified last week, includes some of the highest wage increases for the membership in recent years. Members will receive a 2.75 percentage wage increase in the first and second year of the contract, a 3 percent increase in the third year and a 3.25 percent wage increase in the fourth year.