AFSCME Council 61

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 17, 2019

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

Members of AFSCME’s law enforcement community take countless risks to keep our communities safe.

The day after he was released from a hospital, a bruised and swollen Kelvin Chung told a state Senate committee that state employees like him need collective bargaining rights to advocate for safety on the job. “I want you to see my face. We need a voice on the job, so this doesn't happen again to anyone else,” said Chung, a corrections officer.

As public employees, it's important that we support candidates who support us. Register to vote in Iowa by following this link. 

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