AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Pulling the Plug on Health Care – Last Minute Republican ACA Repeal Plan is Worst Yet

    September 21st, 2017

    Called “the last best chance” to repeal Obamacare, the bill offered by Republican Sens. Graham and Cassidy may not be the last proposal, but it is by far the worst one yet. Under Graham-Cassidy 32 million Americans will lose insurance and 800,000 of them will be Ohioans. This is not “repeal and replace” – it’s […]

    ALERT – Scam Targeting AFSCME Members

    September 12th, 2017

    We have been made aware that a sophisticated phishing and phone scam appears to be targeting AFSCME membership. The email, supposedly from President Saunders and in a screenshot below, is coming from the scam email address info@afscme.us.com and urges members to fill out a form to avoid furlough days. The reported phone calls say that […]

    Labor Day 2017

    September 3rd, 2017

    The first Labor Day with a new President delivers good news, no news, and bad news for unions and America’s workers. The good news, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, six-in-ten (61%) adults today have a favorable view of labor unions. That’s a big jump from March 2015, when less than half of […]

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