AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • AFSCME Ohio Council 8 stands with Black Lives Matter

    July 3rd, 2020

    AFSCME Ohio Council 8 stands with Black Lives Matter.  Our union embraced the concepts driving Black Lives Matter well before the current protests triggered by the tragic death of George Floyd. In 2015, the deaths of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and others, shocked the conscience of AFSCME Ohio Council 8’s leaders who were moved to […]

    George Tucker Blood Drive

    June 29th, 2020

    Toledo Labor activists and union members “Answered The Call” to donate blood in an outpouring of love and affection to honor the memory of the life of AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Leader George Tucker. Blood donors packed the Red Cross Blood Drive named in Tucker’s honor held at AFSCME Ohio Council 8’s Toledo Regional office […]

    Calaway Elected New Cleveland Regional Vice PresidentCalaway Elected New Cleveland Regional Vice President

    June 25th, 2020

    At a recent Cleveland Region special convention in May, Valisa Calaway was elected by acclamation as the new Regional Vice President.  Calaway joins Julie Albers, President of AFSCME Local 3360 at Cleveland’s’ MetroHealth hospital on the executive board representing the region’s 6,600 union members. A 20-year member of AFSCME Local 1746, which represents 1,200 members […]

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