|Local 2829: Statewide with Pride|
Amalgamated Local 2829 is a statewide union local service nearly 800 State of Minnesota employees in more than 30 state agencies. Read more >>>
Local 2829 holds regular monthly membership meetings the 4th. Wednesday of each month at AFSCME Council 5 offices, 300 Hardman Ave S., South St. Paul. (Map) Phone hookups are available for members in other locations; here is thecall-in information. SKYPE is also available at: live:kirc0100
Retail workers are still speaking out for better wages, schedules, and working conditions. Here's where you can join them on Black Friday, Nov. 28.
When you’re gathering for any holiday or television sporting event this season, make sure the food and drinks you serve are union-made in the USA. That helps workers thrive, not just survive.
Hundreds of thousands of Walmart workers struggle to afford basic necessities, even though they have a job. That’s why, on Black Friday, AFSCME members and thousands of others across the country will join Walmart workers like Martha and John Paul to protest Walmart’s treatment of its employees.
We know that money can be a big obstacle when it comes to higher education. That’s why AFSCME provides scholarships to help members and their families reach their educational goals.
Noting that action was necessary “because extremists in Congress have failed to do their jobs,” AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued a statement in support of President Obama’s executive order on immigration.
Local 9's Kim Johnson gives up a kidney -- but saysshe's getting a lot more in return.
General membership Meeting Minutes, October 2014 Read more >>>
MEETING DATE CHANGES: NOVEMBER 19 & DECEMBER 17
THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR NOVEMBER & DECEMBER HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO ACCOMODATE THE HOLIDAYS. THE NOVEMBER MEETING WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, THE DECEMBER MEETING, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17
If you weren’t at Council 5’s 10th anniversary convention in person, here’s some of what you missed.
AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.
Elections bring results. Gov. Dayton and DFL majorities delivered the best legislative session in a generation. They proved that, given a chance, state government can work for working people. Here’s the proof.
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