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Dec 13
Front row, left to right: Steward Emily Erpelding; staff campaign co-chair, Heather Lynch; Laura El-liott; and Kelli Kern. Back row, left to right: Mandy Sumwalt; Lily Bray; and co-chair Magn Wakeham.
Front row, left to right: Steward Emily Erpelding; staff campaign co-chair, Heather Lynch; Laura El-liott; and Kelli Kern. Back row, left to right: Mandy Sumwalt; Lily Bray; and co-chair Magn Wakeham.

Organizing saves U of MN Child Development Center

Early child development teachers were working with their young students at the University of Minnesota when parents arrived with disturbing news.

“They said, you guys are closing,” recalls assistant preschool teacher Magn Wakeham.
Dec 13

Union Kids Cookies and Crafts

AFSCME locals 3800 and 2822 held the first annual Union Kids Cookies and Crafts on Saturday, December 8. Dozens of kids and their grown-ups spent the morning baking and decorating cookies and making crafts.

Oct 23
The newly-elected chair officers of AFSCME Council 5 - Carmen Brown (Local 977), Destiny Dusosky (Local 753), Cherrene Horazuk (Local 3800) and Pat Guernsey (Local 552).
The newly-elected chair officers of AFSCME Council 5 - Carmen Brown (Local 977), Destiny Dusosky (Local 753), Cherrene Horazuk (Local 3800) and Pat Guernsey (Local 552).

AFSCME 3800 members elected to union leadership

An article from the October 2018 edition of The University Worker newsletter.

Oct 23

Union dues pins: Time for a comeback

An article from the October 2018 edition of The University Worker newsletter.

Oct 23

Solving workplace problems

An article from the October 2018 edition of The University Worker newsletter.

Oct 23

'The University Worker' October 2018 newsletter available!

The October 2018 edition of the AFSCME 3800 newsletter, The University Worker, is now available! Click below to see the PDF and share with your co-workers.

Oct 19

AFSCME 3800 is Hiring a Lead Organizer

AFSCME Local 3800 is an organizing-focused, member-driven, progressive labor union representing 1500 University of Minnesota clerical workers throughout the state.
 
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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