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LAS VEGAS — More than 160 AFSCME members gathered in Las Vegas last week to lift up the voice of public service workers and move our union forward.  

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:          Mazie Stilwell, AFSCME Council 61, (515) 246-2637

                             Jean Hessburg, ISEA, (515) 314-8799

A federal court has ruled in favor of working families and against wealthy special interests in D

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 27, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

AFSCME STATEMENT ON JANUS V. AFSCME SUPREME COURT RULING

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 12, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

AFSCME ENDORSES FRED HUBBELL FOR GOVERNOR

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement following the endorsement of Fred Hubbell for Governor:

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.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 24, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637; [email protected]

 

AFSCME RESPONSE TO BOULTON CAMPAIGN SUSPENSION

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement in response to Nate Boulton’s decision to suspend his campaign for Governor:

Don't fall for the scam.

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 10, 2018

Contact: Mazie Stilwell, Communications Specialist

(515) 246-2637 | [email protected]

 

ELDORA HAS BECOME A DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT FOR EMPLOYEES

DES MOINES – AFSCME Council 61 President Danny Homan issued the following statement in response to the string of assaults against employees at the State Training School at Eldora:

When AFSCME members stand together, we have power in numbers. Together, we can defend our freedom to take our loved ones to the doctor when they get sick and retire with dignity some day. Together, we have the power to make our voices heard at work and in our democracy. That’s our AFSCME Agenda.