AFSCME District Council 36


Watch AFSCME member Maricruz Manzanarez's powerful story on why we need immigration reform.

Congratulations to our brothers and sisters at Local 127, which spoke out on behalf of passing San Diego’s minimum wage hike and earned sick days policy!

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.


In a show of massive force at Los Angeles City Hall, hundreds of workers and community members delivered thousands of petitions to send the Mayor and City Council a message: WE ARE UNITED IN URGING CITY HALL TO RECOVER MILLIONS FROM WALL ST. TO RESTORE VITAL SERVICES AND CREATE GOOD PUBLIC SERVICE JOBS. Read more >>>

In a blow for public service workers and unions, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that home care workers covered by collective bargaining contracts do not have to pay “fair share” fees to unions in lieu of union dues. The decision is a narrow one that applies only to home care workers. It does not extend to all public sector workers covered by union contracts, as some had feared – so Council 36 Locals are not immediately affected. Still, the ruling is bad news that all union workers should abhor. Read more >>>

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