AFSCME Council 5's Day on the Hill is our biggest and most powerful event of the year. DOTH 2019 will take place on Tuesday, March 26. Registration is open now through March 21, 2019.
At the AFSCME International Conference in Boston this year, we remembered that, despite the attacks on labor unions, AFSCME will and does Rise Up! Taking the ‘Rise Up!’ message to Las Vegas, AFSCME International gathered over 160 volunteer member organizers (VMOs) from around the country to share the benefits of collective bargaining.
“I love to talk,” says Minnesota Corrections Officer Rick Neyssen with a chuckle.

AFSCME Labor Management MSH

June 21, 2018

Administration Building


Attendance: Adam Castle, Matt Stenger, Crystal Kreklow, Ryan Cates, Steve Wilking, Marvin Sullivan, Carol Olsen, Lisa Vanderveen, Scott Melby, Alli Kuhlman, Denise Considine


Reflection/Celebration: Melby-Float report we were working on is working. Carol-We had zero citations in the last review.

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

June 21, 2018

1030PM Redman Club


Adam Castle, Emilio Florez, Crystal Kreklow, Matt Stenger, Steve Wilking, Kurt Crosby, Ryan Cates, Jake Schoenecker, Kurt Crosby, Will Moore, Tom Kluntz, Jamie Sheppard

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

On the heels of high profile walkouts, new organizing and spiking approval for unions, union leaders see the SCOTUS decision as a rallying point to unrig the economy and put workers first.
When he first took a job at the Centralia Correctional Center in Illinois, Keith Kracht knew that a career in public service wouldn’t make him a millionaire. But then again, that’s not why he went into public service.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.

General Membership Meeting-AFSCME 404

May 17th, 2018

430PM Hobber’s 99


Adam Castle, Jamie Sheppard, Emilio Florez, Crystal Kreklow, Antonino Guerrero, Matt Stenger, Steve Wilking, Kurt Crosby, Ryan Cates, Tim Poppen

AFSCME Labor Management MSOP

May 10th 2018

Pexton 200 12pm


Attendance: Adam Castle, Matt Stenger, Crystal Kreklow, Ryan Cates, Eric Hesse, Tim Lokensgard, Jamie Sheppard, Elizabeth TrandumTrandem, Mike GoeghlinGoeglein, Jamie Sheppard, Scott Halverson, Michelle Sexe, Paul Rodriguez