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Hennepin Negotiators Recommend Contract Approval

9-18-2018

The tentative agreement vote is Wednesday and Thursday.

Minnesota Wage Growth Beats Neighbors, U.S.

9-13-2018

New research shows that more people are joining unions in Minnesota, and wages are growing faster here than the rest of the U.S.

Correctional workers take action to stay safe at Stillwater prison

9-5-2018

About 30 correctional officers and workers shut down the industry area Wednesday due to safety concerns.

AFSCME Endorses Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan

8-16-2018

The Board unanimously endorsed Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan for Governor and Lieutenant Governor in the November election.

Corrections officers demand more staffing

8-1-2018

"We want to reiterate that everything we do today, we do in Joe’s honor. None of us works to die, and this can never happen again!"

Correctional officers gather to mourn. (Photos by David Pierini)
Correctional officers gather to mourn. (Photos by David Pierini)

Thousands pay tribute to our fallen correctional brother

7-26-2018

Correctional and other law enforcement officers from the U.S. and Canada gathered to mourn and celebrate CO Joseph Gomm.

Grieving our AFSCME brother

7-25-2018

The funeral for CO Joseph Gomm is Thursday.

Denna Thurmond is urging fellow AFSCME members to vote.
Denna Thurmond is urging fellow AFSCME members to vote.

Don't forget to vote, volunteer

7-23-2018

The stakes are high for Minnesota's primary and general elections.

Funeral details for our fallen CO brother

7-22-2018

Stillwater Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm was killed by an inmate. 

Pharmacy techs Steven Keu and Sarah Lamb recommitted to AFSCME after Janus.  "I don’t want to turn into a right-to-work state like Wisconsin," Lamb says. "They don’t have any bargaining chips anymore."
Pharmacy techs Steven Keu and Sarah Lamb recommitted to AFSCME after Janus. "I don’t want to turn into a right-to-work state like Wisconsin," Lamb says. "They don’t have any bargaining chips anymore."

Janus case energizes workers’ commitment to their union

7-13-2018

Hundreds of members sign new cards to recommit to AFSCME.