|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
Watch AFSCME member Maricruz Manzanarez's powerful story on why we need immigration reform.
Contract Proposals Due Sept 24, 2014
Got a great idea for a contract proposal? What's wrong? What can be improved? Give us your ideas for the 2015-2017 contract. submit your proposals before the September 24 General membership Meeting.
In a rousing keynote address at AFSCME's 41st International Convention in Chicago, Secretary-Treasurer Laura Reyes told the assembled delegates that unions do make a difference. Click through to watch the video highlights.
We kicked off the 41st International Convention in Chicago with some big news: our union is 92,155 members stronger today than it was just a few months ago. Watch highlights of Pres. Saunders' speech by clicking through.
Nominations & election Notice
NOMINATIONS & ELECTION NOTICE
Nominations for delegates to the fall 2014 Council 5 convention & The MInnesota AFL-CIO convention will be held at the July 23, 2014 General Membership meeting. Elections for both conventions will be held at the August 27, 2014 general membership meeting.
The Council 5 convention is September 11-13, The AFL-CIO convention September 21-23
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that home care and child care providers members were not required to pay fair share dues.
Home care and child care workers will continue to stand up for quality care in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn.
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.
General Membership Meeting Minutes, May 2014
EMTs and paramedics suffer three times as many workplace injuries as the national average.
PayWatch Raises Awareness about Income Inequality Read more >>>
AFSCME Local 2829 March 26, 2014 General membership Meeting Minutes Read more >>>
New AFSCME campaign will grow the union by 50,000 members before the 2014 Convention in July. Read more >>>
Last month’s employment figures are in, and things don’t look good. Read more >>>
by Olivia Sandbothe
Low-wage workers in certain federally funded jobs will see a much-needed pay increase, thanks to President Obama.Read more >>>
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