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In a rousing keynote address at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago, Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes told the assembled delegates that unions do make a difference. Click through to watch the video highlights.


 

We kicked off the 41st International Convention in Chicago with some big news: our union is 92,155 members stronger today than it was just a few months ago. Watch highlights of Pres. Saunders' speech by clicking through.


 

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that home care and child care providers members were not required to pay fair share dues.


 

Home care and child care workers will continue to stand up for quality care in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn.


 

AFSCME Endorses Dennis Small for Lewis & Clark County Commissioner!

AFSCME is proud to announce the endorsement of Dennis Small for Lewis and Clark County Commissioner. AFSCME Nurses, Deputies, Detention Officers, Public Defender Attorneys, Investigators and Staff, and City/County employees understand the importance of having a friend like Dennis Small. Dennis is not only a friend to labor but to the hard working families of Lewis and Clark County who need someone who will not only listen...but act.

For more information about Dennis, please visit www.dennis4lccc.com or his Facebook page.




 

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Unions are one of our only counterbalances to big corporations and the super rich who tilt the playing field in their favor so that they can hoard more and more of our nation's wealth.

If you believe unions are important for a fair economy then please go to www.unionswork.us


 

EMTs and paramedics suffer three times as many workplace injuries as the national average.


 

PayWatch Raises Awareness about Income Inequality Read more >>>

New AFSCME campaign will grow the union by 50,000 members before the 2014 Convention in July. Read more >>>

Click on the link above for Scholarship information and Application




 

Montana AFSCME Local 2176 President Cathy Huston receives her award for "Investigator of the Year"!!!!!! If she is as good an investigator as she is a Local President.......Then a well deserved award......





 

AFSCME Scholarships available

www.afscme.org/members/scholarships





 

Convention Pictures posted..... click on Photo Album or find on FaceBook

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President Saunders - Montana Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner....first labor leader to speak at the annual event

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AFSCME Scholarship

AFSCME Family Scholarship

Looking for financial support for college? Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.  www.afscme.org/family



 

The AFSCME Highway Policy Committee is pleased to show their support for Montana higher education and AFSCME Union DOT workers by announcing the recipients of this year’s Highway Maintenance Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each. The winners are Jocelyn Marie Dockter, St. Regis, and Ty Albert, Hardin.



AFSCME Council 9's newest members

Congratulations to Council 9's newest Locals !

 Ravalli County Detention Center, Hamilton

On June 14, Ravalli County Detention center employees voted for AFSCME representation.  The Local will include Adult and Juvenile Detention Officers.  AFSCME currently represents the Office of Public Defenders and Deptarmant of Transportation employees in Ravalli County.


Lake County Courthouse and Public Health Employees


On April 20, 2011, Lake County Courthouse/Public Health Employees said yes to AFSCME! We began an organizing campaign last November and after many meetings and conversations with many employees, we obtained the majority of support to allow us to begin bargaining these employees first collective bargaining agreement. Montana Council 9 currently represents five other Lake County locals including Dispatchers, Detention Officers, Sheriff Deputies, Solid WasteTransfer Station, and Road and Bridge; and we are excited for this 56 member growth in our AFSCME family.


 

2011 Council 9 Convention Photos

See pictures from AFSCME Council 9 2011 Convention



 

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