Who is AFSCME?

AFSCME members provide the vital services that make America happen. With members in communities across the nation, serving in hundreds of different occupations — from nurses to corrections officers, child care providers to sanitation workers — AFSCME advocates for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services and freedom and opportunity for all working families.

Our democratic principles are enshrined in the AFSCME International Constitution.

Every day AFSCME members stand up for our communities. Public safety workers put their lives and well-being at risk to ensure safe, healthy, and stable communities. During this pandemic, and always, AFSCME members deserve a voice in our workplaces and tools to fulfill our essential roles. We cannot fight this pandemic, keep our communities running, or prepare for the future without essential AFSCME members.