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American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

(AFSCME), largest union of public employees in the United States. It began as a number of separate locals organized by a group of Wisconsin state employees in the early 1930s. By 1935 there were 30 locals that became a separate department within the American Federation of Government Employees. In 1936, AFSCME received its charter. By 1955, at the time of the AFL-CIO merger, the union had 100,000 members. The following year it merged with the 30,000-member Government and Civil Employees Organizing Committee. As of 1989, the union had over 1,090,000 members, excluding the 58,000 member Hospital and Health Care Employees Union which, as of 1989, became a member of both AFSCME and the Service Employees Union (SEIU).
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Shareholders lose a significant level of accountability when American companies reincorporate from the United States to Bermuda and other offshore havens," said American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Gerald W.
He also serves as the steward of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 685 representing line level staff and dealing with safety and workload issues.
We have decided to accept the invitation of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Pension Plan (AFSCME) to join them in sponsoring a shareholder proposal in the 2003 proxy season related to McDermott International, currently based in Panama," said William D.
Probation officers attempted to offer expert input at a justice deputies' meeting, but the board staffers kicked us out in blatant violation of the intent of the Brown Act,'' said Ralph Miller, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 685.
More than 500 AFGE members who were in Washington for the union's annual legislative conference attended the rally, joined by members of other government employee unions including the American Postal Workers Union, the National Association of Letter Carriers, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
The coalition represents Antelope Valley workers belonging to unions, including the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 685; the Mojave Education Association; the Rosamond Teachers Association; the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; the Antelope Valley Teachers Association; the Palmdale Elementary Teachers Association; the Keppel Union Teachers Association; the Teachers Association of Lancaster; the Eastside Teacher Association; the Wilsona Teachers Association; the Service Employees International Union; the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union; the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; the United Auto Workers; and others.
He was on the staff of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) from 1974 through 1984 and has been an adviser to labor organizations since 1995.
CORRECTION (ran 5/21/2005): Lane County government and negotiators for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees have a tentative agreement for a three-year employment contract.
A lot of these Justice Department workers have been members of unions for twenty years, and there's never been an allegation of a problem," said Steven Kreisberg, associate director for collective bargaining of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which represents more than 300 employees of the Justice Department.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSME) and the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) voted to strike over pay and health insurance.
Unlike other departments, Labor has "an operating constituency where its policies and programs directly affect organized labor and workers in general," says Bill Lucy, secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Diehr, a California State University professor, is also supported by the California Teachers Association, the California School Employees Association, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the California Faculty Association, and all five of the other elected members of the CalPERS Board.
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