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On a normal day, Sandra Pacheco, an administrative assistant in Puerto Rico’s Department of Transportation and Public Works, begins her day at 7 a.m., filing paperwork for her colleagues in the fie

The new year brings good news for millions of working Americans. Nearly 7 mill

Marvin Timmons is a self-declared union man, through and through.

The AFL-CIO Community Services Program, a national partnership between the United Way and the AFL-CIO, exists to provide resources, services and assistance to union workers and their families during times of hardship. “In Minnesota, there are AFL-CIO United Way partnership programs based out of Duluth, Minneapolis and St. Paul,” Rachel Loeffler-Kemp explains. The focus of the program, she says, is supporting working families. “We know that if we can help support them and the issues they face, our whole community is stronger.”
Receiving the MCA award has reinvigorated Gundgovi’s commitment to serving his parolees and the public. He says it’s an honor to be acknowledged, but the real reward is knowing he’s helping rehabilitate parolees to better themselves and strengthen our communities, and knowing his AFSCME colleagues have his back and share his values.

Check out the February 2019 newsletter.

This is a notice calling for nominations for the AFSCME Local 2822 offices of President, Vice-President, Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary, (2) Chief Stewards, (4) Members-at-Large, (1) Trustee, and delegates to the Minneapolis and St. Paul Regional Labor Federations on WEDNESDAY, February 6 at 6:30PM, Minneapolis Central Library, Doty Board Room.

As AFSCME members, we’re committed to serving the public and giving back. This holiday season, AFSCME Locals around the state lived our union values by taking part in a variety of community giving programs. It’s just one more way we’re walking our talk: helping our neighbors, lifting up working families and strengthening the communities where we work and live.

Check out the new 2019 - 2021 AFSCME Local 2822 Contract!

Hennepin County AFSCME Locals have filed a class action grievance against Hennepin County for violating our 2016-2018 contract regarding performance raises.

We had a busy year in 2822! Here are some of our workplace victories from 2018 and ongoing struggles for 2019. Don’t see your area on the list and want to organize? Shoot me or a steward or officer in your area an email. We’d love to get to know you and work with you!

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