|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.
ELECTION NOTICE: OFFICER & EXECUTIVE BOARD NOMINATIONS NOTICE.
Nominations open June 26, 2013, elections July 24, 2013 for Local President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, 5 Executive Board Members & 1 Trustee.
The University of Minnesota Labor Education Service is accepting applications for its 2013-2014 Minnesota Union Leadership Program. The application deadline is May 31.The schedule, program topics, and other information can be found online. Read more >>>
The roads you took to work this morning. The clean and safe water that you brushed your teeth with. The bus that picked your kids up for school.
Our taxes make all of these public services — and so much more — possible. They make our communities possible. And we're proud to invest in our common good.
Most Minnesotans continue to pay more in state and local taxes so the rich can pay less, according to the newest Tax Incidence Study from the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Millionaires pay an effective tax rate of only 9.6 percent. But those in the bottom 90 percent pay much more: 12.4 percent. Read more >>>
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