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Amalgamated Local 2829 is a statewide union local service nearly 800 State of Minnesota employees in more than 30 state agencies. Read more >>>

Membership Meetings

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

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It is way past time Congress understood that women's issues are not an afterthought but are of critical importance to the economic health and well-being of our nation.


 

We asked AFSCME members to share their talent on stage at the 41st International Convention and the results were amazing.


 

Want a state that commits to transportation we can count on – a network that protects our jobs and provides opportunity and mobility for more residents? Then visit AFSCME’s kiosk at the State Fair.

This November, AFSCME will work overtime to support candidates who will protect collective bargaining rights, preserve retirement security, and ensure that every American has decent health care coverage.


 

Read between the lines, because Charles Koch's toxic vision for our country is still evident.


 

Rep. Paul Ryan keeps trotting out the same old plans to shred the U.S. safety net but calls it something else. His most recent scheme to cut anti-poverty programs comes with buzzwords like “innovation” and “flexibility,” but it’s the same tired ideas.


 

Opponents of labor unions were rubbing their hands gleefully earlier this summer when the Supreme Court ruled that home care workers didn't have to pay "fair share" fees. But our union is a testament to the power of collective action.


 

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.

CONTRACT PROPOSAL FORM

INEQUITY PROPOSAL FORM

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

April 2014 General membership Meeting Minutes Read more >>>

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.

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Local 2829 handles over 30 different agencies Statewide. To view the agency list and map, click on the link below.

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