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Members of AFSCME’s law enforcement community take countless risks to keep our communities safe.

The day after he was released from a hospital, a bruised and swollen Kelvin Chung told a state Senate committee that state employees like him need collective bargaining rights to advocate for safety on the job. “I want you to see my face. We need a voice on the job, so this doesn't happen again to anyone else,” said Chung, a corrections officer.

August 17, 2017

 

Brothers and Sisters,

During the last few months, there have been many conversations about Council 32’s shift from a “service mindset” to an “organizing mindset.” At the last Executive Board meeting, the Board voted to begin rapidly shifting to an organizing mindset. 

This change to an organizing mindset is overdue and necessary if we are going to be an effective and sustainable organization.

Monday, August 28, 2017

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SUBJECT: Employees In Department Of Children & Families Win Back Pay

AFSCME Members in the Department of Children and Families won a major victory this month with several union members receiving earned overtime pay that their employer attempted to deny them.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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AFSCME Members in the Department of Children and Families won a major victory this month with several union members receiving earned overtime pay that their employer attempted to deny them.

On June 30, 2013, several members had their position retitled and applicants were no longer required to be certified social workers.

AFSCME Wisconsin is proud to accounce the launch of its new website! 

Check out the new features including staff leadership profiles, an updated calendar of events and an improved "News" section.

Friday, June 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 SUBJECT: Wisconsin AFSCME Council 32 Madison Office Relocating

 Wisconsin AFSCME announced Friday that it is planning on relocating its Madison headquarters to a more efficient space closer to downtown.

Inside The Wisconsin Veterans Home At King

 The thermometer hits 95 degrees and storms are rolling across Wisconsin. Winds are high and the rain is coming down thick and fast. And then, it happens, all the lights go out.

Losing power during a storm isn’t something new, but at King Veterans Home, located near Waupaca, WI, the loss of power created a situation that pushed an already overworked staff to the breaking point.