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.

The AFSCME Florida family grew yesterday after a unit of the medical staff with the Osceola County Corrections Department vote unanimously, seven to zero, in favor of securing their union voice and

Today, the dedicated public service workers of the City of Avon Park voted nearly 95% in favor of retaining their AFSCME contract and representation by AFSCME Local 3597.

Mental Health Awareness Month — observed in May since 1949 — is a time to focus on the challenges faced by millions of Americans living with mental health conditions.

The hardworking men and women who keep Duval County Public Schools clean do so while fighting poverty wages of $12/hour. 

AFSCME fought to pass the American Rescue Plan and it is already making a difference in the pandemic recovery effort. The child tax credit provides families with the largest tax credit in history. It not only increases the tax credit for families to $3,000 per child between 6-17 years old at the end of 2021 and $3,600 per child under 6 years old, it also allows half to be paid to families in advance through a monthly check or direct deposit. For more information about this relief provided by the Biden administration’s American Rescue Plan, visit https://www.afscme.org/victory.

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