FERGUSON, Mo. – Community members in this St. Louis suburb saw an outpouring of support from labor, faith and other organizations following the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown earlier this month. Among those helping are members of AFSCME Council 72, representing public workers across Missouri and Kansas. Council 72 members stepped up by providing mu
Transgender state employees in Washington state, on July 31, celebrated a vote by the Public Employee Benefits Board (PEBB) that ended discriminatory exclusions in the state’s health care coverage. “I applaud the decision … to eliminate insurance coverage exclusions targeted strictly at transgender employees,” said Cherilyn Tate, a member of Local 793. “This
The beginning of every new school year is an exciting time. Click on the links below to hear our radio spot and to watch a special message from MSEA President Betty Weller and Vice President Cheryl Bost.