AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • AFSCME members Support Toledo’s Striking Nurses

    May 9th, 2019

    Members of AFSCME Local 2415 representing University of Toledo Medical Center employees showed their support for nearly 2,000 nurses and support technicians on strike at Mercy Health’s St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. The dispute centers on two main issues: fair and equitable contract so they can get back to the work they love — […]


    April 24th, 2019

    For Immediate Release April 24, 2019 NURSES AND MEDICAL STAFF WILL KEEP WORKING AFSCME OHIO COUNCIL 8 THANKS COMMUNITY AND ELECTED LEADERS FOR STANDING UP FOR WORKERS CLEVELAND – John Lyall, AFSCME Ohio Council 8 president, announced today an agreement has been reached with Cuyahoga County, and nurses and medical staff at the Cuyahoga County Jail […]

    AFSCME Stands Up For County Jail Medical Services Workers

    April 4th, 2019

    In a move to remedy chronic staff shortages and improve conditions at the county jail, the Cuyahoga County Council recently discussed a planed contract with MetroHealth System to take over all jail medical operations. AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Staff  Representative Carlisha Powell was on hand at the public meeting to stand up for members of […]

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