AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Friday’s Labor Folklore: Helen Keller — Labor’s Unsung Hero

    March 24th, 2017

      “The true task is to unite and organize all workers on an economic basis, and it is the workers themselves who must secure freedom for themselves, who must grow strong.” Helen Keller (1880-1968) is perhaps the most recognized symbol of the disability community – a powerful representative of a person overcoming almost insurmountable obstacles. […]

    Mansfield City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing ‘Right to Work’

    March 22nd, 2017

    Mansfield City Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing ‘Right to Work’ yesterday. AFSCME Members turned out in large numbers to make their voices heard and show that ‘Right to Work’ is WRONG for working and middle class families. In states with ‘Right to Work’ policies, wages are $681 lower per month and there are 49 percent […]

    Elissa McBride Elected AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer

    March 22nd, 2017

    LEESBURG, VA — The International Executive Board of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees today by acclamation elected Elissa McBride as its new secretary-treasurer. McBride, who will assume office effective immediately, has served as AFSCME’s director of Education and Leadership Training since 2001. “AFSCME members are the backbone of our communities,” McBride […]

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