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

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


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 their jobs effectively, face cuts to their health care and, over the course of the pandemic, have often gone without pay and adequate personal protective equipment (PPE).

Good news for federal student loan borrowers: This month, the Biden administration again extended the pause on student debt repayment – this time through Aug. 31.