Thanks to efforts by the Biden administration and AFSCME, many public service workers, 

Many AFSCME members work in high-stress fields such as public safety, health care, emergency medical services and firefighting.

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived at a time when our nation’s health care workers were already experiencing burnout. The National Academy of Medicine, in a report from 2019, said that 35% to 54% of nurses and physicians in the United States had “substantial symptoms of burnout.”

Then things got worse.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

CJ Alicandro (left) is pictured with a few of their colleagues. Photo credit: AFSCME Council 75.

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. The protests are being held in Washington; Lansing, Michigan; Peoria, Illinois; Hartford, Connecticut; Pomona, California; and San Diego.

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