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Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Awards

CBTU Pres. Ryan Boyer [Laborers Union] presented Volunteer Awards to Gloria Kinsey [AFSCME DC 47] and Dione Frith [Laborers District Council]. DC 47 Pres. Fred Wright received the Trailblazer Award.

Unions United for Rally Supporting Public Sector Union Fees

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The Supreme Court is  set to hear the Janus vs. AFSCME Council 31 case challenging public sector unions’ ability to collect fees from brothers and sisters they represent. Rallies were held in Philadelphia and throughout the nation to bring attention to this issue and the case. Philadelphia school teacher Bonnie Breese Bentum was one of the speakers Philly.

Working People's Day of Action

Rally this Saturday morning in center city Philly.

Janus Case Information

 Janus v. AFSCME

The Janus case is a blatantly political and well-funded plot to use the highest court in the land to further rig the economic rules against everyday working people. The billionaire CEOs and corporate interests behind this case, and the politicians who do their bidding, have teamed up to deliver yet another attack on working people by striking at the freedom to come together in strong unions…  

AFSCME PEOPLE

Our wages, benefits, working conditions, health and safety, and even whether we have jobs at all, are in the hands of officials who influence our future.

Health & Safety

There is nothing more important than staying safe on the job. Our lives depend on it. That is why, as AFSCME members, we have access to some of the best workplace health and safety resources available.

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Workers’ Bill of Rights

At the 2017 AFL-CIO Convention, the delegates passed a resolution calling for the creation of a Workers' Bill of Rights. Speaking in support of the resolution, President Richard L. Trumka said: Sisters and brothers, working people need a bill of rights. A...

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