Local 9: City of Minneapolis

Legislation & Politics

Hardworking Americans’ right to retire with dignity is in danger because billionaires are spending a lot of money to take away our pensions. Read more >>>

A case the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up this term called Janus v. AFSCME could make the entire public sector “right-to-work” in one fell swoop.

Political Opportunities & Update - Memo from Abdul at Council 5

AFSCME Sisters and Brothers,

As you may know there is an election coming November 7th. The city election is for Council and Mayor and Park Board Commissioners. There are some events coming up this week, we’d like you to know about it. We have set of events scheduled for a door-knocking and phone banks through the Election Day. The people that get elected will be our bosses and set the course for the future of the City and our future as AFSCME workers for the City. If you are interested please sign it up here. I will give you a reminder calls a day before all events you sign up for it. It is our choice who we vote, but please consider the candidates recommended by your co-workers who spend countless hours screening them and holding them accountable. AFSCME backs candidates who supports our work and share our values. Election Day is less than three weeks. We need your energy and time; Please join me and other AFSCME sisters and brothers to make phone calls and door-knocks about elections and we’ll call our fellow members about connecting with our endorsed candidates.

Minneapolis contact:
Abdul Omar
Abdul.omar@afscmemn.com
(651) 600-1067

AFSCME Council 5 Day of Action Endorsed Candidate Event Schedule October & December

Tuesday October 24th
Barb Johnson
4203 Webber Pkwy. Minneapolis
5:30-7:30PM

Thursday October 26th
Phone Bank
312 Central Ave SE Minneapolis
5:30-8PM

Saturday October 28th
Jacob Frey
9:30PM -12:30PM
Location TBD

Sunday October 29th
Lisa Goodman
Location: 38 Park Lane Minneapolis MN
10:00-1PM

Tuesday October 31st
Barb Johnson
4203 Webber Pkwy. Minneapolis
5:30-8PM

Thursday November 2nd
Phone Bank
312 Central Ave SE Minneapolis
5:30PM – 8PM

Friday November 3rd
Phone Bank
312 Central Ave NE Minneapolis
5:30-8PM

Saturday November 4th
Jacob Frey
10:00AM to12:30PM
Location TBD

Sunday November5th
Lisa Goodman
10:00AM to 12:30PM
38 Park Lane Minneapolis MN
Location TBD

GOTV

Monday November 6th
Jacob Frey
Location/Time TBD

Monday November 7th
Jacob Frey
Location/Time TBD

The GOP's maneuvering to kill local control of measures that would improve life for workers has backfired. Read more >>>

February 21, 2017:

  • Support local control, stop corporate interference
  • Fix transportation now
  • Pensions
  • Child protection funding
  • Governor's tax proposal
Read more >>>

“Right to Work” on steroids hits Minnesota legislature

AFSCME has a packed agenda. Here are some of the big issues we’ll be focusing on. Read more >>>

Here's how to contact your elected representatives at the state Capitol or in Congress.

Cash In Your PEOPLE Points Online

AFSCME has migrated its PEOPLE MVP awards program online, giving you access to clothing, merchandise and incentives whenever you want.

As a member who makes voluntary contributions to our union’s political action program, you accumulate points for each dollar you contribute. With the online program, you can cash in those points for AFSCME gear and other union-made, American-made merchandise.


 

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