AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Mourning Richard Trumka

    August 6th, 2021

    It is with a heavy heart we mourn the untimely passing of national AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.  Richard Trumka was a tireless advocate for workers’ rights and always stood with AFSCME to defend the rights of public employees.       Rich began his work in the labor movement as a coal miner and rose […]

    AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Scholarship Winners 2021!

    July 20th, 2021

    The Ohio Council 8 Executive Board is pleased to announce that Simone Hester has been awarded the Patricia Kittle Scholarship and Michael Patterson has been awarded the Leroy Elmore Scholarship as part of the Ohio Council 8 2021 Family Scholarship program. Simone is the daughter of Sunday McDuffey is a 16-year member of AFSCME Local […]

    Memorial Day 2021

    May 30th, 2021

    On Monday, May 31st America will remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country. From large cities to small towns AFSCME Ohio Council 8 members across the state take great pride in honoring those who have served our nation. Members in Council 8’s Athens region, serving 14 counties in Southeastern […]

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