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Every two years, the State of Wisconsin updates a compensation plan for state employees which coincides with the budget cycle.

When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

On Sunday, AFSCME Wisconsin’s PEOPLE Committee, which is responsible for the union’s political activities, endorsed Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin.

In a crowded primary field, Mahlon’s commitment to working people stood out said Paul Spink, President of AFSCME Wisconsin.

"As a union leader, Mahlon has been standing with AFSCME since before ACT 10," said Spink. "AFSCME is thrilled to be supporting a candidate for Governor who understands the value of public service and who will be a powerful advocate for working people as our next Governor!"

Don't fall for the scam.

AFSCME's 2018 International Convention is right around the corner! 

Where: 

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210
USA

When:

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Thursday, July 19, 2018

How To Attend:

When AFSCME members stand together, we have power in numbers. Together, we can defend our freedom to take our loved ones to the doctor when they get sick and retire with dignity some day. Together, we have the power to make our voices heard at work and in our democracy. That’s our AFSCME Agenda.

Public service workers across the country are losing their foothold in the middle class. So says an article in The New York Times this week that serves as a reminder of why labor unions are more needed now than ever.