Last year, nearly half a million workers went on strike across the nation, the largest number since 1986, when

The Rick Scott Political Activism Award is presented each year to an individual member, a local union, or a group of members or local unions in recognition of outstanding work in electoral, legisla

AFSCME MSOP Labor Management

October 10, 2019

Human Resources Room



Attendance: Adam Castle, Ryan Cates, Jamie Sheppard, Tim Lokensgard, Bonnie Wold, Michelle Sexe, Michelle Breamer, Paul Rodriguez, Denise Considine, Troy Sherwood, Ryan Kern, Eric Hesse



AFSCME Labor Management MSH

October 17, 2019 1230PM

Administration Building


Attendance: Adam Castle, Marvin Sullivan, Emilio Florez, Ryan Cates, Steve Wilking, Kurt Crosby, Eric Hesse, Lisa Vanderveen, Alli Kuhlman, Matt Stenger, Crystal Kreklow, Denise Considine, Scott Melby, Emilio Florez


Reflection/Celebration: Cates-Parking lot is finished along with the speedbumps.

We were thrilled to honor these members with our 2019 awards at our 15th annual convention in October. Congratulations to all - and thank you for your hard work and dedication to our movement!

Mike Buesing Local Union Development Award: AFSCME Local 66

Rick Scott Political Activism Award: LaTonya Reeves, President, President, Local 552

A bill that has been introduced in the House of Representatives would simplify the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for current and would-be participants.

Across the nation, women are creating change for working families more than ever before. The Women’s Leadership Academy is ready to train more AFSCME women to be leaders of that change.

Introducing the 2019 Women’s Leadership Academy Online, which is kicking off trainings starting Oct. 16.

Designed for all AFSCME women, the academy will consist of four modules aimed at giving women the skills and support they need to stand tall for workers’ rights and increase political and workplace power on a greater scale.

It’s not a secret that drug prices in the United States are rising much faster than inflation. To take but one example: between 2002 and 2013, the price of insulin, a hormone that saves millions of lives every year, more than tripled.

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

September 19, 2019

430PM St. Peter American Legion


Adam Castle, Emilio Florez, Ryan Cates, Jamie Sheppard, Kurt Crosby, Jake Schoenecker, Rich Delestre, Stacy Mueller, Crystal Kreklow

1.Secretary Report: