AFSCME Steward Training

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 9:00am

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May Membership Meeting

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
  Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:15 – 7:00 p.m.
East Bank, Bruininks Hall 123

(with phone connections for greater Minnesota participants upon request)

Please join us on Tuesday, May 22 at 5:15 p.m. for our monthly membership meeting in  Bruininks Hall.  Get an update on our efforts to save and expand the Child Development Center.  Nominations and elections for local officers and for nine executive board representatives will be taken beginning at 5:30 and will close at 5:45 p.m.  Nominations and elections for delegates and alternates to the AFSCME International Convention (to be held July 16-20, 2018 in Boston, MA) will also take place.

Local officer positions include: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Steward (two-year terms), and also for two Trustee positions (one for a three-year term, and one for a two-year term).

Executive Board representatives include: UM Crookston, East Bank, UM Morris, West Bank (two representatives), St. Paul, Off Campus Twin Cities, and Medical Area (two representatives).

If you wish to be nominated  and elected as an officer, executive board member or convention delegate, please be present at the nominating meeting or please supply a note to that effect. 5:15 p.m. for our monthly membership meeting. 

May 17

New Parental Leave Policy is a Big Win for All University Staff

Due to our efforts and those of other employee groups, the University passed a new parental leave policy, effective April 18, 2018 that is great for our members and the whole University Community. 

Apr 16

New Union Resource: AFSCME Council 5 MemberLink

AFSCME members can now register online at our state council webpage at to instantly view details about your membership status, local, contracts, Council 5 field rep contact and other information.

Jan 17
Local 3800 member Mattie Robinson votes on a two-year contract that members won with months of organizing and unity.
Local 3800 member Mattie Robinson votes on a two-year contract that members won with months of organizing and unity.

U of M Clerical Workers Voting on Contract

University of Minnesota clerical workers from AFSCME Locals 3800 and 3801 are voting on a new two-year contract at sites across the state this week.

Dec 27

Contract Ratification Voting Information

On-site contract voting will take place January 8-11, 2018 on the Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester and Twin Cities campuses, as well as in numerous off-campus locations throughout the state. Please go to our website to see the schedule and list of voting sites.

Nov 07

Negotiations Update #8

Our AFSCME Local 3800 and 3801 clerical negotiating committee returned to bargaining with the University on October 24, 2017.  

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