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Paraprofessional educators at Prince George's County Public Schools are required to pass the ParaPro Assessment test or earn at least 48 college credits by June 2022 to retain their positions.

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

The pandemic has led many of us to take stock of our lives and our goals.

More Americans approve of labor unions today than at any time since 1965, according to annual Gallup poll results released around each Labor Day.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents – 68% – approved of labor unions. That means a clear majority of voters views labor unions favorably. Among adults 18-34 years of age, 77% approve of unions. Support is also high among those with annual household incomes under $40,000.

President Martin Diggs and Executive Director Timothy Traylor of ACE-AFSCME Local 2250 attended the End of School Year Summer Event at Walker Mill Regional Park in Capitol Heights, Maryland. 

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Calvin Lanier starts his day at Laurel High School by greeting students as they enter the main lobby in the morning.

He looks out for any telltale signs that a student isn’t O.K. Are they acting differently, are they walking with their heads down?

Workers Memorial Day 2021 arrives at a moment of the greatest urgency, when the front lines of the war against COVID-19 run through America’s workplaces.

Please join us this Saturday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a May Day celebration with unions from across Maryland and DC, hosted by 1199 SEIU Maryland/DC.

Workers in health care and social service industries are a big step closer to having safer workplaces.

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R.1195) by a bipartisan vote of 254 to 166. The bill requires the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a standard to prevent workplace violence in health care and social service assistance settings.

On this National Library Workers Day, AFSCME library workers deserve to be recognized for the value they bring to our diverse communities and the vital services they provide anyone who asks for help.