|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
Did you know that the boss cannot question you without your union representative present? It’s your right as a union member!
The 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery, Alabama, marches that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act are an important part of this year’s celebration of Black History Month.
Presidents, chief stewards, and other local leaders are urged to attend regional trainings to learn how to counteract courtroom attacks that will undermine union membership. Training takes place in Grand Rapids, Rochester, South St. Paul, and Willmar.
Join Day on the Hill March 24
Hundreds of AFSCME members gather from around the state March 24 to make sure legislators move forward on transportation, reinvest in the work we do, and staff up for safe workplaces. Locals and individuals can register online. (The online registration deadline is March 16.) In addition, charter buses will run from various cities in Greater Minnesota. Find out details about where to catch the bus, when they leave, and how to reserve a seat.
The 2015 AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy will be held from June to December of this year.
January 2015 Meeting dates: 1/8 Executive Board, 1/28 Membership Meeting
The January 2015 meeting dates are Thursday 1/8/2015 for Executive Board & Wednesday , 1/2//15 for General Membership
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.
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