AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • 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 […]

    Pierrette “Petee” Talley Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

    April 3rd, 2019

    It is with great pleasure we announce that AFSCME’s own  Pierrette “Petee” Talley, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ohio Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI). “This is a well-deserved recognition of her life-long career as a union activist. Beginning as an AFSCME Ohio Council 8 staffer in 1980, she […]

    Rep. Sobecki responds to State of the State address with cautious optimism

    March 22nd, 2019

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 5, 2019 Rep. Sobecki responds to State of the State address with cautious optimism COLUMBUS—State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) today reacted to Governor Mike DeWine’s State of the State address and welcomed her guests from the 45th House District for the address, Andre and Tricia Baker. “I applaud Governor DeWine for […]

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