News

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.

(Anthony Bailey/Wikimedia Commons)

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.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is getting a big promotion.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.