AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Essential Workers Can’t Wait: Fund the Front Lines Now

    May 27th, 2020

    While the US Senate goes on vacation and it’s leaders say “let’s wait and see”, state and local finances are taking a nose dive resulting in a wave of layoffs and job losses set to surpass those of the Great Depression of the 1930’s. Thanks to action by AFSCME and other unions, the US House […]

    Now it’s up to the Senate pass the HEROES Act and keep Ohio working. 

    May 19th, 2020

    Keep the pressure on! Now it’s up to the Senate pass the HEROES Act and keep Ohio working.  It’s up to us to make that happen! Because of your calls and e-mails to Congress, Funding for Front Line Workers took a leap forward when the House passed the HEROES Act – Thank you! Now our […]

    TIME IS RUNNING OUT: Tell Congress To Fund The Front Lines!

    May 13th, 2020

    The U.S. House of Representatives is moving their next COVID-19 relief bill THIS WEEK. That means we still have an opportunity to push for a bill that includes $800 billion in funding for state and local government. If you make the call.  Without that aid, local government, education, health care and social service workers – […]

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