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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed into law a historic bill granting 20,000 state workers the right to collectively bargain.

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Public service workers across the country lauded the passage of Nevada Senate Bill 135, which expands collective bargaining rights to over 20,000 Nevada state employees – the la

AFSCME Wisconsin Council 32 is proud  to announce its 2019 scholarship program! Council 32 is devoted to improving educational accessibility for hardworking AFSCME families. This year, Council 32 offers two scholarships for dependents of a current AFSCME member and one scholarship for a current member. These scholarships may be used for any field of study. 

The scholarships offered are:

1-   $3,500.00 Jim Boyd Memorial Scholarship to a high school senior (dependent of a current member)

AFSCME Wisconsin Council 32 applauds Governor Evers for crafting a budget that addresses many of the serious issues facing Wisconsin communities, yet reminds him that tens of thousands of public employees are still waiting for him to show that he truly stands with them.  

AFSCME PEOPLE is excited to release its endorsement list for the 2019 Spring Primary, taking place this Tuesday, February 19th, 2019. This Spring, dozens of great labor champions are running for local office and they are relying on us to help them! We need you to raise your voice at the polls Tuesday, February 19th and again in the Spring General Election, April 2nd, 2019.

Brown County:

Eric Genrich- City of Green Bay Mayor (AFSCME member)

Dane County:

Cris Carusi- Madison Metro School Board Seat 3

Over the weekend of April 26-27, 2019, AFSCME Council 32 celebrated its 36th Annual Jim Boyd Memorial Scholarship Bowling Tournament. AFSCME Wisconsin is dedicated to increasing access to higher education and providing for future generations. We are passionate about investing in Wisconsin's strong educational heritage at a time when education, at all levels, is under attack. All proceeds from the Jim Boyd Memorial Scholarship Bowling Tourament went to vital scholarships for AFSCME members and their families. The names of the scholarship winners will be released soon. 

LAS VEGAS — More than 160 AFSCME members gathered in Las Vegas last week to lift up the voice of public service workers and move our union forward.  

At the AFSCME Volunteer Member Organizer Rise Up conference, VMOs from around the country attended skill-building training sessions and visited Nevada state employees to share the vision of improving the quality of public services and the lives of those who provide those services. 

A federal court has ruled in favor of working families and against wealthy special interests in Danielson v. AFSCME Council 28, a case out of Washington state.  

LOS ANGELES — As fires burned in Northern and Southern California and the death toll continued to rise; as smoke engulfed nearby cities, prompting health warnings to stay indoors; and as survivors relocated to makeshift camps and hoped for the best, the best often

Pamela Knight, a child protective investigator with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service (DCFS), was sent to check on the welfare of a child last fall. When she arrived at the child’s residence, the father viciously attacked her. She died months later as a result of the injuries she sustained during the attack.