Workers’ Bill of Rights
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.
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…
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.
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...read more
DC 47 retiree Robert Alexander was volunteering on 3-27-2018 at the voter registration table in the Municipal Services Building. The person registering to vote is Beatrice Williams, a first...read more