|Local 66: Arrowhead Region|
Ten years after the storm, we can still say about our AFSCME sisters and brothers: They rose to the challenge.
6 out of every 10 Americans now supports labor unions – a phenomenal five-point jump over the previous year. That’s the latest from a Gallup poll showing that during the past year, Americans’ approval of unions skyrocketed to its highest point in 7 years.
Stop the Assaults at Work
As part of Council 5's “Safe Staffing” campaign, members are planning a Safety Conference to create real solutions that fix the problems faced by our co-workers in human services and health care. You can share your ideas at an open meeting the day before Council 5’s annual convention. Join us on Wednesday Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in downtown Duluth. Learn more on Facebook at “Safe Staffing MN.” Or contact JoAnn Holton at 651-287-0506 or by email.
Council 5 has mailed the official call to locals for our 2015 convention, “Stronger Together.” Here’s a rundown of key information.
AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.
We not only want you, we need you! We are looking for more work site stewards. We are the union and we need your support to organize and protect our rights.
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