St. Peter Local 404

We are a union of nearly 900 members representing workers within the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center, including the Minnesota Security Hospital (MSH), Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), Competency Restoration Program (CRP), Forensic Transition Services, and the Forensic Nursing Home. We also represent workers at the Chemical Addiction Recovery Enterprise (CARE) facility in St. Peter and the Community Behavioral Health Hospital (CBHH) in Rochester. We fight for dignity and respect in the workplace with better wages, better benefits, and better working conditions.

Megha Desai is a public defender in Multnomah County, Oregon. In a given week, she might work upwards of 60 hours. Right now, she has about 145 open cases.

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Fifty-one years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis to help rally the community around 1,300 AFSCME sanitation workers who had gone on strike.

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