Dec 08

December Membership Meeting, Thursday, December 18

Please join us for our next monthly membership meeting on Thursday, December 18 from 5:15 pm to 6:30 pm in Room 205, Freeman Commons, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, on the West Bank. Shortly after the meeting will be our Winter potluck, so bring a dish or drink to share with others!

Dec 01

Labor Movie Night: Antz on Friday December 19

In this DreamWorks Animation, a worker any, nicknamed Z (Z-4195), is tired of his life of forced labor and longs for freedom. Troubled by ideas of a heaven-like place called "Insect-topia" and his totally by chance dance with Princess Bala (princess of the colony) in a bar; Z becomes even more unhappy with his station in life. 

This animated comedy is rated PG, so bring your kids for pizza and a movie!

Nov 24

AFSCME 3800 Stands with Our WALMART

What you’ve asked of Walmart is not only morally right and good, but also equitable and just. Your voices have been heard and your goals are the same as ours. We believe that Walmart and the Walton family must publicly commit to adopt the following standards:

• Improve Workers’ Lives

• Rebuild Communities 

• Respect Workers’ Rights 

• Elevate Global Living Standards 

We join you as you “Stand Up, Live Better.”

Aug 21

AFSCME 3800 Resolution on Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager was killed by white law enforcement in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, MO, leaving a family and community outraged and grief stricken

Jun 02

AFSCME Testifies at Regents Public Budget Hearing

AFSCME 3800 members joined students and faculty in speaking out for a quality affordable education, good paying jobs, and affordable healthcare at the Board of Regents Public Hearing on the Budget on May 9.

May 13

Congrats to Our Stewards on Arbitration Win!

Congrats to Michele Rockne, med area steward, and Mary Snyder, Chief Steward, for their excellent work defending a coworker who was unjustly and discriminatorily fired. The arbitrator ruled in the worker’s favor, and our member returned to work last week!

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