With former Vice President Joe Biden confirming his participation on Tuesday, the AFSCME-sponsored presidential candidate forum on Aug.

Today, the latest attempt by the Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act will

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents recently approved their 2020 budget, which includes tuition increases, the possibility of health care hikes, and a wage increase that doesn’t do enough

AFSCME MSOP Labor Management

July 11th 2019

Human Resources Room



Attendance: Adam Castle, Ryan Cates, Jamie Sheppard, Nikki Boder, Eric Hesse, Crystal Kreklow, Troy Sherwood, Bonnie Wold, Michelle Breamer, Andrew Cole, Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Kern



General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

June 20, 2019

1030PM Redmen Club St. Peter


Adam Castle, Emilio Florez, Ryan Cates, Crystal Kreklow, Jake Schoenecker, Marvin Sullivan, Hans Paulson, Staed Doehring, Nathan Houle, Jason Scrabeck

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment Services

CARE-St. Peter and CBHH-Rochester

AFSCME Labor/Management Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: CBHH-CARE Rochester Conference Room

Thursday June 27, 2019


AFSCME is on a roll. We are notching victories coast to coast – at the bargaining table, in the organizing trenches and in state capitals.

AFSCME Labor Management MSH

June 20 2019 1230PM

Administration Building


Attendance: Adam Castle, Marvin Sullivan, Crystal Kreklow, Emilio Florez, Matt Stenger, Steve Wilking, Ryan Cates, Lisa Vanderveen, Alli Kuhlman, Scott Melby, Roxanne Portner, Carol Olsen


Reflection/Celebration: Carol-We are coming to a close with the licensing review and it has gone very well so far.

Following a brutal workplace attack in October that left her unconscious and hospitalized, Tina Suckow is speaking out. She and her AFSCME sisters and brothers are raising their voices against her firing by Iowa state authorities and in favor of a federal bill that would help prevent such workplace attacks.

AFSCME Labor Management MSOP

June 13th, 2019 12:00PM

Admin Building – HR Conference Room


Attendance: Bonnie Wold, Troy Sherwood, Denise Considine, Andrew Cole, Ryan Kern, Eric Hesse, Molly Kennedy, Joe Broege



Back in 2015, workers at the Children’s Adolescent Behavioral Health Services facility found out about a budget plan to transition the program out of the state’s hands and into the private sector and got right to work opposing it. AFSCME members from Local 701, alongside community allies and elected officials from across the state, fought hard to keep the program alive. They pointed out that many of the youth in the workers’ care would be unable to find housing or adequate treatment with private providers, who can turn away clients arbitrarily.