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Oct 04

Video from AFSCME President Cherrene Horazuk's talk on Critical Conversations about Diversity, Justice

On September 20th, Cherrene Horazuk presented at the Office of Equity and Diversity's Critical Conversations about Diversity Justice series on Examining the Academy: Helping a Centuries-Old Institution Create a New Culture. View the video here.

Oct 03

Contract Negotiations Update #7

Our clerical negotiating committee returned to the table on Friday 9/27Monday 9/30, and Tuesday 10/1. Watch a video update on the latest round of negotiations and find details on our ongoing organizing for affordable healthcare and a livable wage at the U.

Sep 30

Rally for Affordable & Accessible Healthcare for All!

U of M AFSCME locals 3800, 3801, 3937 and 3260 rallied Thursday 9/26 to tell the University Administration not to shift costs to employees. We were joined by special guest Billy Bragg!

Click on the news title to read more and watch the videos.

Sep 24

The U’s benefits-wage gap

The University can’t keep wages low while shifting health care costs to employees.
By
  • Daily Editorial Board
September 23, 2013
 
Sep 23

Sign our NEW Petition for a Sliding Scale Health Insurance Premiums

All 3 AFSCME locals at the University of Minnesota presented a joint proposal for a sliding scale health insurance premium. The University administration has refused to even discuss it, dismissing it completely.

Click here to sign a petition to University Administration calling for sliding scale health insurance - the fairest option.

Sep 17

Contract Negotiations Update #6

On Monday, September 16th, we returned to the negotiating table with the University Administration.  Watch a video update on the latest round of negotiations and find details on our ongoing organizing for affordable healthcare and a livable wage at the U.

Sep 16

Contract Negotiations - Health Care Mediation #1

On Wednesday, Sept. 11th, we started joint mediation with all the AFSCME locals and the University about health insurance. Watch a video update one the first round of mediation on health care.

Aug 30

Contract Negotiations Update #5

On Friday, August 23rd, we returned to the negotiating table with the University Administration. Watch a video update on the latest round of negotiations and find details on our ongoing organizing for affordable healthcare and a livable wage at the U.

Aug 26

AFSCME 3800 Ice Cream Social St Paul Campus- Fri, Sept. 6

AFSCME 3800 Ice Cream Social
St Paul Campus
Friday, Sept 6
11:30 – 1:30
St Paul Mall, across from the St Paul Student Center and Coffey Hall
 
University of Minnesota’s Office of Human Resources has decided to cancel “Celebrate U”, the annual staff appreciation day on the Twin Cities campus, in order to “reduce administrative costs”. While the administration doesn’t seem to appreciate all of our hard work,AFSCME 3800 does!
 
Please join your fellow clerical workers at an Ice Cream Social to Celebrate Us! Download the flyer below to share with your AFSCME 3800 co-workers & friends!
Aug 16

Contract Negotiations Update #4

On Tuesday, August 13th, we returned to the negotiating table with the University Administration. Watch a video update on the latest round of negotiations and find details on our ongoing organizing for affordable healthcare and a livable wage at the U.

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