President's Report Nov. 2020 & Early Retirement Bill

This Report includes:

  • *Reopening a safe workplace
  • *City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • *Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  • *Delta Dental – New Dental Network for DC37 members
  • *Social Services .20% addition to gross update
  • *Clerical Unit .20% addition to the gross update
  • *DC37 Constitution Amendments
  • *Local 154 Exec. Board’s resolution on Black Lives Matter

Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

When Fran Krugen’s late husband was first diagnosed with diabetes, his insulin cost about $35 a bottle.

This past Saturday, you might have been cooking a late breakfast, planning a fun weekend activity or taking some quiet time with your family. But with 10 days to go until the most important election of our lifetimes, more than 200 AFSCME members were fired up and raring to go during a Pennsylvania volunteer kickoff Zoom call, one of many being held around the country as the Big Green Machine kicks into high gear.

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It’s easy to say that the 2020 election is the most important of our lifetimes, but hearing this firsthand from AFSCME Retirees, many of whom have dedicated their lives to public service and making America a better place to live, shows the urgency to us all.

If there’s one thing the 2020 election has in spades, it’s choices – and not just the choices between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, and choices up and down the ballot. In a year when our jobs, our families, and every aspect of our lives have felt the impact of a pandemic, there are lots of ways to make your voice heard at the polls. 

  • See This Report For:
  • *Reopening a safe workplace
  • *Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature – New Bill
  • *City Budget Updates & Threats of Layoffs
  • *Local 154 Officer Elections
  • *Delta Dental – New Dental Network for DC37 members
  • *Social Services .20% addition to gross update
  • *Clerical Unit .20% addition to the gross update
  • *DC37 Constitution Amendments
  • *Local 154 Exec.

There are countless reasons against voting for Donald Trump in November. But this election isn’t just about Donald Trump. AFSCME President Lee Saunders explains why working people should cast their ballots for Joe Biden for president and Kamala Harris for vice president:

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Nursing homes have been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 40% of all COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been linked to nursing homes. But according to a recent study, one factor that determines how fatal a COVID-19 outbreak will be is whether that nursing home is unionized.