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With former Vice President Joe Biden confirming his participation on Tuesday, the AFSCME-sponsored presidential candidate forum on Aug.

Today, the latest attempt by the Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act will

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents recently approved their 2020 budget, which includes tuition increases, the possibility of health care hikes, and a wage increase that doesn’t do enough

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We the workers of Hennepin County Demand a fair wage for a fair days work. We will not tolerate a cut to our step increases and demand real raises that provide pay equity and allow us to take care of ourselves and our families.

The August New Voice is available now! We are in the final stretch of contract negotiations, plus a Healthcare update, a 2822 worksite spotlight on the Juvenile Detention Center, and reflections on the Janus v. AFSCME decision. And it wouldn't be summer without picnics: August 5 is our Local 2822 picnic and August 19 is the MN Council 5 picnic.

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

 On June 29, AFSCME Local 2822, representing clerical and support staff in Hennepin County, presented our supplemental contract proposals to the County (a full copy of our initial proposals is available below). Another 2822 supplemental bargaining meeting will be scheduled soon. The Master Contract Bargaining on Wages continues in August.

On the heels of high profile walkouts, new organizing and spiking approval for unions, union leaders see the SCOTUS decision as a rallying point to unrig the economy and put workers first.