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

AFSCME President Lee Saunders called the victories of the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections “a bold mandate for change.”

Here’s a crucial reason for working people to do all they can to help Jon Ossoff and the Rev.

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Monday brought together business and union leaders, including AFSCME President Lee Saunders, for a virtual meeting to discuss an

  1. Highlights

          Contracts Update

                      - Economic Bargaining / Health Care Savings

                      - Transit Settlement on Additions to the Gross

           Janus v. AFSCME in Supreme Court

           Civil Service Examinations

  • See This Report For:
  • Reopening a safe workplace
  • City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • Update: Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  • DOH-MH HEAT Unit Labor-Management Meeting
  • DCAS’s Proposed Removal Title Examiner Title
  • Update: Unit Bargaining .20% addition to gross
  • DC37 Constitution Amendments __________________________________________________________

It was bad enough that the Trump administration failed miserably in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, ignoring the science and failing to come up with a national strategy.

It was pathetic and tragic when Republicans in Congress failed to summon the courage to support the everyday heroes who saved our communities by funding the front lines.

      See This Report For:

  • *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

With so much at stake for working families in the 2020 election, AFSCME members across the country stood up to the challenge once again. Although the pandemic prevented us from putting thousands of boots on the ground as we normally do, AFSCME members still made a huge difference in key races across the country.

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.