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Watch AFSCME member Maricruz Manzanarez's powerful story on why we need immigration reform.

 The 2014 AFSCME Council 65 Convention is scheduled for October 3-4, 2014 at the Kahler Grand Hotel in Rochester, Minnesota. Read more >>>

 Annual Treasurer's Workshop - Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Rochester, Minnesota
Kahler Grand Hotel - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lunch provided - no charge to attend.  All officers invited.

Register today - first 40 accepted.
 

Click here to see information on the upcoming Labor Day picnic in Worthington 

 Due to lack of registrations, the LULA Training scheduled for August 1-2, 2014 has been cancelled. Read more >>>

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.


 

Click above to read article.

PayWatch Raises Awareness about Income Inequality Read more >>>

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


 

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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


 

THE TIME TO SIGN UP FOR EMAIL INFORMATION IS NOW.   DON'T MISS OUT ON IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEING SENT VIA EMAIL TO LOCAL PRESIDENTS/CONTACT PERSONS.  AFSCME COUNCIL 65 IS LOOKING TO ESTABLISH ELECRONIC COMMUNICATIONS WITH ALL LOCAL LEADERSHIP.  TO ASSIST US, WE NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.  PLEASE CLICK ON LINK TO ENTER YOUR INFORMATION. Read more >>>

 Read about the Nobles County Give Back Project

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

by Olivia Sandbothe

Low-wage workers in certain federally funded jobs will see a much-needed pay increase, thanks to President Obama.

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Click above to see the winners of the four $520.00 scholarships.

 

 

Last month’s employment figures are in, and things don’t look good. Read more >>>

 Solidarity Brings Fair Treatment for Hibbing City Employees

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 Click link to see 2014 dues information

 Click above caption to read all about this year's convention.

 MIFSCA ADULT SCHOLARSHIP - Two $250.00 scholarships to Council 65 members who are or will be attending a union education program, college or vocational/technical school to further their education. Read more >>>

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