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Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against

Workers in health care and social service industries are a big step closer to having safer workplaces.

On this National Library Workers Day, AFSCME library workers deserve to be recognized for the value they bring to ou

Here is recent information regarding the proposed 2021 early retirement incentive posted on the NYCERS website- (Click on link below)

https://www.nycers.org/early-retirement-incentive.

Although a local law still needs to be passed by City Council and approved by the Mayor, some major hurdles have been achieved in making this happen. For those that are interested, please keep checking back on the NYCERS site.

Hello brothers and sisters. Hope everyone is doing well through these very trying times. Here is information regarding general membership meetings for 2021-

Dates- 6/3/21, 9/23/21, 10/21/21, 11/18/21 and 12/16/21.

Time and Place- Until further notice- all general membership meetings will start at 6:00pm and take place in the maintenance area behind the Al Oerter Recreation located at 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders praised the House of Representatives for passing the American Rescue Plan on Saturday and urged the Senate to follow suit as soon as possible.

There is good news for AFSCME members looking to pursue higher education. AFSCME Free College has made its bachelor’s degree completion program a permanent benefit.

That means that AFSCME members and their families can earn a bachelor’s degree for free, making an even wider choice of career options a possibility for more people.

Here’s a sure sign of new leadership in Washington. There’s a renewed push to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, an idea that went nowhere when the Trump administration and anti-worker members of Congress were in power.