Union provides paid parental leave, a better life

11-6-2018

“We wouldn’t have the life we have if it wasn’t for our union.”

Front row, left to right: Steward Emily Erpelding; staff campaign co-chair, Heather Lynch; Laura Elliott; and Kelli Kern. Back row, left to right: Mandy Sumwalt; Lily Bray; and co-chair Magn Wakeham. Other active team members included Claire Brodjieski, Mary Leinfelder, Sarah Santiago, Louii Thomsen and Margo Welshinger; Local 3937 president Mary Austin; and Local 3800 president Cherrene Horazuk.
Front row, left to right: Steward Emily Erpelding; staff campaign co-chair, Heather Lynch; Laura Elliott; and Kelli Kern. Back row, left to right: Mandy Sumwalt; Lily Bray; and co-chair Magn Wakeham. Other active team members included Claire Brodjieski, Mary Leinfelder, Sarah Santiago, Louii Thomsen and Margo Welshinger; Local 3937 president Mary Austin; and Local 3800 president Cherrene Horazuk.

U members win a big victory

11-6-2018

The combined efforts of staff, parents and community keep a child development center open.

Rick Frauendienst, Denise Bickford and Destiny Dusosky accept the award for their team.
Rick Frauendienst, Denise Bickford and Destiny Dusosky accept the award for their team.

Team honored for work making real connections

11-2-2018

Changing the political culture of an area is no easy task. 

Communications cements relationships

10-31-2018

Projecting a bold image of AFSCME

Locals honored for hard work and relationship building

10-25-2018

The Jerry Wurf Organizing Award winners show the power of one-on-one conversations and persistence.

Corrections officers and Local 915 leaders Jeff Vars and Derek Magle are part of the group fighting for safe staffing levels.
Corrections officers and Local 915 leaders Jeff Vars and Derek Magle are part of the group fighting for safe staffing levels.

AFSCME demands funding for 327 more COs

10-18-2018

Council 5 renews its objection to reopening the shuttered Appleton prison.

Members Say Goodbye to Retiring Council President

10-15-2018

Judy Wahlberg, Council 5’s first female president, retired Sept. 29 after six years in the role.

AFSCME Council 5’s new chair officers ran as a tight-knit team. (From left to right): Secretary Cherrene Horazuk; vice president Carmen Brown; president Patrick Guernsey; and treasurer Destiny Dusosky.
AFSCME Council 5’s new chair officers ran as a tight-knit team. (From left to right): Secretary Cherrene Horazuk; vice president Carmen Brown; president Patrick Guernsey; and treasurer Destiny Dusosky.

New Council 5 President has Unions in His Blood

10-15-2018

Our chair officers say their election campaign was a strong team effort.

Members Give Rousing Goodbye to Dayton

9-28-2018

AFSCME Council thanked the Governor for standing with workers.