AFSCME Local 199

Miami-Dade County workers make AFSCME Local 199 strong

Although our job duties vary greatly, we’re all public servants. We keep our neighborhoods safe and functional. Nationally, AFSCME's members provide the vital services that make America happen. With members in hundreds of different occupations — from nurses to corrections officers, child care providers to sanitation workers — AFSCME advocates for fairness in the workplace, excellence in public services and prosperity and opportunity for all working families.

Following the explosive story by Lawrence Mower on the lack of transparency for state workers concerning COVID-19 exposure, the editorial board for Florida's largest newspaper weighed in. 

On Monday, September 27, Lawrence Mower, the Tallahassee Correspondent for the Tampa Bay Times / Miami Herald group, wrote an extensive piece detailing how state workers have been left in

Right now, 70 of your fellow Miami-Dade County coworkers are facing the real possibility that they could be out of a job in just a few weeks. That is because the Clerk of Courts is facing a budget crisis and, unless the Mayor and County Commission find a budgetary solution, front counter services at locations around the county and the workers who provide those services will disappear.

We need your help to save their jobs by calling the Mayor and County Commission and asking them to help Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin fix this problem today! 

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