AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • AFSCME Ohio Council 8 President John A. Lyall Announces Retirement

    August 16th, 2019

    Dear Sisters and brothers, At our upcoming 23rd Biennial convention in October we will be electing and re-electing leaders responsible for the continued growth and effectiveness of our great union. At this time I am announcing that, after much thought and consideration, I will retire and NOT run for re-election as AFSCME Ohio Council 8 […]

    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 […]

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