|Council 65 - We Make Minnesota Better|
New research shows that more young people view unions favorably, including even millennials who are conservative on political issues. It’s a promising trend that bodes well for the future if young people look to improve their conditions by organizing.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) issued reports recently detailing how the right-to-work (RTW) scam hurts workers by weakening collective bargaining and unions’ ability to negotiate good wages and benefits.
Ida Rukavina with a plaque honoring her for 10 years of service to Council 65. Read more >>>
AFSCME Steward Training will be held in Owatonna on Monday, June 15, 2015. Read more >>>
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Workers' Memorial Day. Unless you are a labor historian, you probably wouldn't know who Mary "Mother" Jones was. But her legacy in the labor movement is immense. Read more >>>
Unions fought for - and won- nearly every basic protection we take for granted in the workplace today. Unions Work!
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What exactly is a labor union, and why should I care about them? If you would ask a random person on the street, you would probably get some interesting answers. Read more >>>
Council 65 Executive DirectorSteve Preble, along with Organizing Director Leanne Kunze and Political Consultant (and former state senator) Ron Dicklich, accepted the MN AFL-CIO Labor 2014 Award presented by MN AFL-CIO's President Shar Knutson and Secretary-Treasurer Steve Hunter in gratitude for Council 65's role in mid-term elections this past year. Missing in this photo are all the members who made this happen. Thank you!!
MIFSCA, the Union representing AFSCME Council 65 staff, will award two $250.00 scholarships each year to Council 65 members who are (or will be next semester) attending Read more >>>
AFSCME Council 65 Jacket Order Form is available by calling 800-474-3242:
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 >>>
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Solidarity Brings Fair Treatment for Hibbing City Employees
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Local 2750 - Carlton County - New Website
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