|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
If you read the American history books that most high school students open every day, you wouldn't learn much about labor unions. And what you did learn would lead you to believe that unions haven’t done much since the early 1900s. Hmmm...
The Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) issued reports recently detailing how the right-to-work (RTW) scam hurts workers by weakening collective bargaining and unions’ ability to negotiate good wages and benefits.
You might think a $2 billion budget surplus would make bargaining easier. But that’s not happening as negotiations ratchet up for new contracts that cover 17,500 AFSCME members at the State of Minnesota.
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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