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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.

7. Good and Welfare: Proposal is for the local to gift members who lose child or spouse get 250 form local. Member who dies gets 404 dollars. Retirees get 100 for 10-19 years. 150 for 20 – 29. 200 for 30 and above. Motion to approve by Hesse, 2nd by Marvin. Cory would like for something to be given for losing parents. Concerns are difficulties for tracking parents. It was voted down. Cory-I feel the union should be in support if someone brings it to the union if it is available.

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

November 18, 2021

1030 PM Zoom

Present:

AFSCME MSOP Labor Management

November 16, 2021

Human Resources Room/Conference

12PM

 

Attendance: Adam Castle, Eric Hesse, Ryan Cates, Michelle Sexe, Bonnie Wold, Alli Kuhlman, Alli Kuhlman, Tim Lokensgard, Chris Hagen, Troy Sherwood, Nicole Boder

 

Follow Up Items

AFSCME Labor Management MSH

November 18, 2021 1230PM

Administration Building

 

Attendance: Adam Castle, Ryan Cates, Annie Jakacki, Jake Schoenecker, Marvin Sullivan, Steve Wilking, Eric Manriquez, Kurt Crosby, Alex Flores, Scott Melby, Becky Robinson, Alli Kuhlman, Heather Staff, Ashley Shanley

 

Reflection and Celebration: Becky-All year-out vacation requests have been dealt with. It took 27 hours to complete.

Striketober and Strikesgiving are over, but worker strikes are still going strong. As I write this, Kellogg’s workers are holding the line in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Memphis. Alabama miners are heading into their ninth month of standing up to Warrior Met Coal. And the wave of worker actions demonstrating power and the fight for fairness continues to rise.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders on Monday joined President Joe Biden and members of his administration, as well as a bipartisan group of lawmakers, for the signing ceremony of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

The House of Representatives has passed President Joe Biden’s transformational bipartisan infrastructure plan, which Biden will soon sign into law. The passage earned praise from AFSCME President Lee Saunders, who, in a statement, said, “We are turning a corner.”

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

October 21, 2021

430 PM Video Conference

Present:

Adam Castle, Ryan Cates, Eric Hesse, Antonino Guerrero, Kurt Crosby, Rick Pitts, Steve Wilking, Annie Jakacki, Breanna Drummer, Patricia, Jamie Schwartz