AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Be Tick Smart!

    June 27th, 2019

    Ticks – Beware These Summer Hitchhikers The summer season is here, and many Ohio Council 8 members are busy mowing grass, removing brush and cutting back undergrowth in parks, along streets and highways, vacant lots and rights of way. Summer is also tick season. Outdoor workers need to be vigilant to protect themselves and their […]

    Remembering AFSCME Local 250 Member Leroy Garrison Jr.

    June 19th, 2019

    Ohio Council 8 is sad to report the death of AFSCME Local 250 member Leroy Garrison Jr., 48 who died Monday in an on the job accident. A Cincinnati city electrical maintenance worker in the Department of Public Services, Garrison, a father of two, was working alone when he apparently came into contact with energized […]

    Dayton Tornado: Sen. Brown and Mayor Whaley meet with AFSCME members

    May 30th, 2019

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown met with Ohio leaders after more than 50 twisters rampaged across the state on the night of May 28. The storms, damaged property, and caused at least 130 injuries and one death. While in Dayton Brown met with AFSCME 101 union leaders and Mayor Nan Whaley to assess the damage to […]

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