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Thursday, April 16, 2020

American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract.

Economists of diverse backgrounds, who might otherwise disagree on a range of policy issues, spoke with a single voice on Monday on the need for Congress to provide robust aid to states, cities and towns.

Such aid, they said, is crucial in the midst of an economic crisis that is decimating state and local budgets and threatening essential public services that are critical to beating the pandemic and jumpstarting the economy.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 SUBJECT: AFSCME Wisconsin Statement of Solidarity for an End to Police Brutality  

AFSCME Wisconsin Statement of Solidarity for an End to Police Brutality

On May 16, 2020 AFSCME Wisconsin hosted its first virtual convention. Despite COVID-19 concerns, AFSCME members rose to the challenge and engaged in a productive and memorable convention.

If you were able to join us via livestream, thanks for watching. If you missed it, you can watch the entire AFSCME convention on our YouTube channel.

As New York City became the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, including AFSCME member Laura Hartnett, were working 16-hour shifts instead of their normal eight-hour shifts to respond to the flood of emergency calls.

Across the country in California, AFSCME member Blake

During Law Enforcement Week, we honor public safety officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. We also recognize the unique role that first responders like AFSCME law enforcement members play during times of crisis.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AFSCME Wisconsin Thanks Milwaukee Alderpersons for their Efforts to Support Furloughed City Employees

AFSCME Wisconsin laments the City of Milwaukee Common Council vote to reject economic support for city employees during the COVID-19 response and a mounting economic crisis. To meet the 2020 city budget, the City of Milwaukee proposed furloughing over 200 employees and work sharing over 500.

RULES OF ORDER

Virtual Convention
Wisconsin Council 32
May 16, 2020

RULES OF ORDER

Virtual Convention
Wisconsin Council 32
May 16, 2020