AFSCME Political Dispatch

Apr 17

A picture’s worth a thousand words - that’s why we started a special web page of photos of AFSCME members on the job. It’s called AFSCME 24/7 because AFSCME members like you work 24/7 to make America happen.
Show us how YOU make your communities safer, stronger, and more vibrant no matter what time of day it is.
It’s easy. Just go to this link to view more great pictures of AFSCME members in action and submit your picture: http://afscme24-7.tumblr.com/

A picture’s worth a thousand words - that’s why we started a special web page of photos of AFSCME members on the job. It’s called AFSCME 24/7 because AFSCME members like you work 24/7 to make America happen.

Show us how YOU make your communities safer, stronger, and more vibrant no matter what time of day it is.

It’s easy. Just go to this link to view more great pictures of AFSCME members in action and submit your picture: http://afscme24-7.tumblr.com/

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Text JOIN to 237263 to get mobile updates from AFSCME!

Apr 16

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Apr 15

You pick up the tab every day for big companies who park profits in offshore tax havens - and Tax Day is the perfect time to take a look at exactly how much.

You can read the full report here: http://afsc.me/1qAjqHZ

You pick up the tab every day for big companies who park profits in offshore tax havens - and Tax Day is the perfect time to take a look at exactly how much.
You can read the full report here: http://afsc.me/1qAjqHZ

Apr 10

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Apr 04

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Apr 03

Woodhouse: “Congress - Give America a Raise”

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A big bus and a tank of gas will take you anywhere you want to go in the lower 48. But an idea - an economic imperative, a moral necessity – will reach out and touch the American people. That was, and has always been, the motivation behind the ‘Give America a Raise’ Bus Tour:  The idea that raising pay for the low-wage workers of this country benefits all Americans, not just those who see a bigger paycheck. We’ve traveled from Maine to New Hampshire, from Connecticut to New York and Pennsylvania, to Ohio and Illinois and Wisconsin, through Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and now here, on the doorstep of Congress in Washington, DC, to demand a living wage for hard-working Americans, a fighting chance for families living in poverty and a boost to this nation’s economy.

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Apr 02

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Feb 26

Each year we spend billions of dollars subsidizing profits at large international corporations because they refuse to pay their workers a living wage. It is not fair that taxpayers are footing the bill because these companies’ full-time workers are paid poverty wages and require public assistance just to be able to afford their rent and feed their families.If these corporations won’t take action, then we will fight for their workers. Click here to tell Congress to raise the minimum wage: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK

Each year we spend billions of dollars subsidizing profits at large international corporations because they refuse to pay their workers a living wage. It is not fair that taxpayers are footing the bill because these companies’ full-time workers are paid poverty wages and require public assistance just to be able to afford their rent and feed their families.

If these corporations won’t take action, then we will fight for their workers. Click here to tell Congress to raise the minimum wage: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK

Feb 19

Every hour, every day, AFSCME members are making American happen. We’ve photographed public workers in action, from coast to coast, from morning ‘til night and all the way until dawn.Please like and share this post - and then you can view and share all 24 individual images here: http://www.afscme.org/24-7

Every hour, every day, AFSCME members are making American happen. We’ve photographed public workers in action, from coast to coast, from morning ‘til night and all the way until dawn.

Please like and share this post - and then you can view and share all 24 individual images here: http://www.afscme.org/24-7