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Members of AFSCME’s law enforcement community take countless risks to keep our communities safe.

The day after he was released from a hospital, a bruised and swollen Kelvin Chung told a state Senate committee that state employees like him need collective bargaining rights to advocate for safety on the job. “I want you to see my face. We need a voice on the job, so this doesn't happen again to anyone else,” said Chung, a corrections officer.

Great news!

The 2019-2021 SSSSU Collective Bargaining Agreement has been ratified in a landslide vote.

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy battered the east coast of the United States, causing billions of dollars in damage across 24 states.

Assistant Attorneys General in Washington State officially gained the right to collectively bargaining when Governor Inslee signed Senate Bill 5297 into law this morning.

Workers Memorial Day is this Sunday, April 28, when we honor workers killed or injured on the job. On this day in 1971, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was formed.

Megha Desai is a public defender in Multnomah County, Oregon. In a given week, she might work upwards of 60 hours. Right now, she has about 145 open cases.

As union members, we're stronger together. Union membership equals fair pay, affordable healthcare, and a secure retirement. 

See how much so-called "right-To-work" is going to cost your family. This is real. Use our online Lost Wage Calculator to see how much you'd lose if the Supreme Court brings Wisconsin-style empty promises to our state.