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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.

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at a time when our nation’s health care workers were already experiencing burnout.

AFSCME members Dawn Bundick of Alaska and Chris Woloscuk of Florida are veterans and public service employees – two facts that make them especially vulnerable as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the U.S. economy.

If Congress fails to provide at least $1 trillion in federal aid to struggling states, cities, towns and school districts, millions of state and local government workers could be shown the door as their employers struggle to cope with plummeting tax revenues.

LOS ANGELES – In a union election victory 17 years in the making, child care providers across California have voted overwhelmingly to be represented by their union, Child Care Providers United (CCPU). A joint effort of UDW/AFSCME Local 3930 and SEIU Locals 99 and 521, 97% of voters chose to join CCPU.

July 24, 2020

Dear Members of ACE-AFSCME Local 2250:

On behalf of the MSEA Women's Concerns Committee:

It is that time of the year again to recognize the commitment and dedication of those who serve as a role model in promoting girls' and women's concerns.

The Dorothy Lloyd Women's Rights Award is named after a former MSEA (then MSTA) employee who dedicated her life to the advocacy of teachers and other education employees. This award is to honor an individual's outstanding efforts in the areas of girls' and women's rights.

(Downloadable version of this election notice located here)

First and foremost, we hope that you and your family are well, healthy and safe, during this National crisis, due to the Coronavirus.

We are asking all member’s to remain engaged in our election process, as we have made some accommodations for members who choose to cast their vote, while also protecting their health and safety in the comfort of their homes.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday joined AFSCME President Lee Saunders and front-line public service workers from states experiencing surges in coronavirus cases to urge the Senate to approve at least $1 trillion in flexible aid to states, cities and towns.

AFSCME joined a virtual gathering of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, a movement that seeks to shift the moral narrative of our country and build power for poor and vulnerable people.