American Red Cross (ARC) workers, including many AFSCME members, are rallying this week in cities nationwide to fight back against mistreatment from their employer and demand a fair contract.

They collect, protect and deliver our nation’s blood supply, yet the almost 3,000 American Red Cross workers are not being paid what they deserve, lack the staff to do

Good news for federal student loan borrowers: This month, the Biden administration again 

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

February 17, 2022



General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

April 21, 2022

1030PM Zoom


Adam Castle, Ryan Cates, Eric Hesse, Kurt Crosby, Steve Wilking, Eric Manriquez, Mike Hohenstein, Annie Jakacki, Karla Herzberg,

1.Secretary Report:

CBHH/ CARE Labor/Management Meeting

April 28, 2022




Attendance: Adam Castle, Matt Stenger, Steve Wilking, Judy Ehrman-Hate, Teri Hable, Jonelle Gressman, Elizabeth Trandem, Jim Pierce, William Kopf, Heather Tucke, Eric Hesse, Mista Hellekson


AFSCME Labor/Management FMHP

April 21, 1230PM

Administration Building


Attendance: Adam Castle, Rick Pitts, Ryan Cates, Marvin Sullivan, Cory Moon, Matt Stenger, Rachael Youker, Michelle Chalin, Roxanne Portner, Carol Olson, Becky Robinson

MSOP Labor/Management Meeting

April 14, 2022


Pederson Building Conference Room



Attendance: Adam Castle, Jamie Schwartz, Ryan Cates, Eric Hesse, Nick Weerts, Heather Staff, Michelle Sexe, Paul Rodriguez, Bonnie Wold, Tim Lokensgard, Nicole Boder, Christopher Hagen, Karen Holicky


AFSCME members and working families are celebrating the Supreme Court confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose life experience and extraordinary legal career make her uniquely attuned to the challenges working people face.

The Senate confirmed Jackson today by a vote of 53-47. President Joe Biden nominated her as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in February after Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement.

A new Center for American Progress (CAP) report describes how state and local governments, having already shed critical public service jobs since the Great Recession, have lost 695,000 more since the onset of the pandemic.

Because the services these jobs deliver are critical to society’s functioning, state and local governments must invest in job creation.

AFSCME MSOP Labor Management

March 10, 2022

Human Resources Room/Conference



Attendance: Adam Castle, Eric Hesse, Ryan Cates, Nick Weerts, Jamie Schwartz, Denise Considine, Bonnie Wold, Michelle Breamer, Troy Sherwood, Nikki Boder, Heather Staff, Paul Rodriguez, Michelle Sexe, Chris Hagen, Matt Stenger, Karen Holicky, Scott Halverson, Annie Jakacki


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