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.

AFSCME Local 1584 members approved an agreement which increases salaries and provides a retention bonus.

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. 

We know that our communities are safer, healthier and stronger when public service workers – people like our nurses, paramedics, 911 operators, teachers and sanitation workers – have the freedom to join a union and speak up together for their communities. But in 25 states they lack the freedom to negotiate for better pay, benefits and working conditions.

Email your representative: Cosponsor the Public Service Freedom to Negotiate Act.

AFSCME Retirees gave back to their communities through decades of hard work, but even in retirement they never quit. Strong pensions, Social Security and Medicare give us the freedom to enjoy our retirement. Public service retirees have the power to protect our retirement security. The first step is to join us!

Learn more: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/afscme-retirees-more-information

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