|AFSCME District Council 36|
HALF OF A MILLION ANGELENOS EXPECTED TO MARCH ON MAY DAY IN BROAD RESISTANCE DEMONSTRATION; PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES WILL SPEAK OUT TO PROTECT LABOR UNIONS, FIX WEALTH INEQUALITY, CREATE GOOD JOBS, ENSURE AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE FOR ALL
Diverse array of marchers will take to the streets to counteract policies and rhetoric that threaten ordinary families and American values.
Los Angeles -- The broad-based labor-community-clergy May Day Coalition of Los Angeles, a network of nearly 60 organizations from across Southern California, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 36, announced plans on Tuesday to hold a massive march and rally on Monday, May 1, 2017, under the banner of "Resist Los Angeles.”Read more >>>
On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, AFSCME District Council 36 will be holding an important political forum with LA City Council District 7 candidates Monica Rodriguez and Karo Torossian, who are running in the May 2017 General Election.
AFSCME Council 36’s Political & Legislative Action Committee (PLAC) encourages all Council 36 members to participate and ask questions!Read more >>>
Local 127 President Rodney Fowler and Council 36 Business Representative Vincent Blanco Challenge Employee's Termination - And Win!
It’s not every day that a worker gets fired with what Management calls “highly damaging” videotaped evidence -- and then gets his job back. But that’s what happened in recent days, in Local 127 (City of San Diego employees). A long-time City worker had been terminated in late December, so he brought his case to Local 127 President Rodney Fowler, with an appeal for help. Brother Fowler had seen the video and knew he would have a challenge – but he dove right in. Read more >>>
In recent weeks, AFSCME Council 36 and Local leaders visited the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration to discuss LA County issues face-to-face with LA County Supervisors Hilda Solis (District 1) and Janice Hahn (District 4). Read more >>>
Hotsheet: Volume 2 Issue 1 - Special Primary Election Edition!
Featuring March 7, 2017, Primary Election Results
Please click HERE to download Hotsheet.
On March 1, California State Treasurer John Chiang came to Council 36 headquarters in Los Angeles to talk about his bid for the Governor's seat in 2018 and take questions from AFSCME members. Read more >>>
Council 36 welcomes the staff of the Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) as our newest affiliate. A legal aid organization based in LA, its workers have now gained a voice in decisions affecting their jobs. Read more >>>
Save the Date: 25th Biennial Convention!
Council 36's 25th Biennial Convention is coming this fall. Workshops will be offered at the convention starting on Friday - so please plan to arrive early that day!
When: Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15
On Friday, January 27, 2017, hundreds of health care activists turned out for the California Day of Action to rally outside of Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s Bakersfield office, demanding he move the House Majority toward protecting, improving and expanding Medicare and Medicaid programs. Read more >>>
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