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Workers in Missouri and New Mexico have chalked important victories against anti-worker laws that would have robbed them of their voices and the right to bargain collectively.

AFSCME social workers fight for the right to continue providing high-quality service to their elderly patients, who are among Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents.
The AFL-CIO Community Services Program, a national partnership between the United Way and the AFL-CIO, exists to provide resources, services and assistance to union workers and their families during times of hardship. “In Minnesota, there are AFL-CIO United Way partnership programs based out of Duluth, Minneapolis and St. Paul,” Rachel Loeffler-Kemp explains. The focus of the program, she says, is supporting working families. “We know that if we can help support them and the issues they face, our whole community is stronger.”

Present: Molly Kennedy, Jeremy Tubbs, Matt Stenger, Scott Grefe, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), John Knobbe, Cindy Jungers, Ralph Schmidt, Gary Grimm, Bonnie Wold

Present: Jason Montgomery, Jason Anderson, Jen Collelo, Stasha Sickler, Scott Grefe, Matt Stenger, Jeremy Tubbs, Chuck Carlson, Molly Kennedy, John Knobbe, Jen Montgomery, Melissa Gresczyk, Ralph Schmidt, Kevin Moser, Cindy Jungers, Elizabeth Barbo

Present: Bonnie Wold, Ralph Schmidt, Cindy Jungers, Gary Grimm, Molly Kennedy, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), John Knobbe, Jeremy Tubbs, Scott Grefe, Matt Stenger, Chuck Carlson

Present: Jeremy Tubbs, Matt Stenger, Chuck Carlson, John Knobbe, Molly Kennedy, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), Bonnie Wold, Gary Grimm, Ralph Schmidt, Melissa Gresczyk

Present: Ann Sullivan(Recorder), Matt Stenger, Jeremy Tubbs, Molly Kennedy, W. John Knobbe, Chuck Carlson, Jason Montgomery, Brooks T. Midbrod, Jen Colello, Stasha Sickler, Jason Anderson, Diane Firkus, Scott Grefe, Nancy Johnston, Bonnie Wold, Gary Grimm, Ralph Schmidt, Melissa Gresczyk, Ann Zimmerman, Kevin Moser, Dennis Benson


MANAGEMENT AGENDA ITEMS

1. Intercom Beeping – Moose Lake
• The intercom’s were not working but are beeping as of today. The tones will need to be adjusted.
2. 1st Watch Response to Client Sexual Assault – Moose Lake

Present: Chuck Carlson, Jeremy Tubbs, Molly Kennedy, John Knobbe, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), Nancy Johnston, Gary Grimm, Melissa Gersczyk, Cindy Jungers, Bonnie Wold
AFSCME AGENDA ITEMS
1. Grievance Process
All 3 steps of the grievance process are going through HR and Gary. The union feels that at some point of this process the information should be heard by a fresh ear. HR will bring this back to the managers and supervisors to discuss.
2. Days Off- Follow Up

 Present: Chuck Carlson, Scott Grefe, Molly Kennedy, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), Jeremy Tubbs, Cindy Jungers, Melissa Gresczyk, Gary Grimm, Nancy Johnston

10:00 a.m. MANAGEMENT AGENDA ITEMS
1. Additional Vacation Slot
• An additional slot was added on 2nd and 3rd watch thru March 30th and will be reviewed again at the next quarterly meeting.

10: 15 a.m. AFSCME AGENDA ITEMS
1. One Transport Team Staff for Pathfinder Transports

Present: John Knobbe, Jeremy Tubbs, Molly Kennedy, Matt Stenger, Chuck Carlson, Ann Sullivan (Recorder), Jason Montgomery, Lynn Whipple, Stasha Sickler, Jason Anderson, Jenny Collelo, Scott Grefe, Ann Zimmerman, Melissa Gresczyk, Cindy Jungers, Nancy Johnston, Greg Carlson, Kevin Moser, Bonnie Wold, Gary Grimm

MANAGEMENT AGENDA ITEMS

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