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States and local governments have been cutting vital public services for years because of shrinking revenue and bad policy decisions. The report, Tax Fairness: An Answer to State Budget Problems, describes a financial crisis that could have been avoided – and can be fixed – by making our tax codes fair.
Council 5 wraps up a month of volunteer action with a celebration, march, and community service project in St. Paul on Saturday April 25. The “Keep the Dream Alive” activities publicly demonstrate how we, as AFSCME members, improve lives not only on the job, but also on our own time, in our own communities.
House Republicans are trying to create a sub-minimum wage that allows businesses to pay less to waitresses and other workers who earn part of their pay in tips. Here's a tip you can share with legislators: We shouldn't be repealing, reducing, or freezing the minimum wage for anybody.
The 2015 AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy will be held from June to December of this year.
AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.
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