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County and Municipal Employees

The GOP's Big Squeeze

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.16.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Every adult American, of course, has the right to work. What this legislation does is help corporations and state governments cut workers' pay. Its intent is regressive. Republicans want to return America to the days when robber barons controlled workers' lives completely.

'Our Success Or Failure Will Mark A Turning Point'

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

By Lisa Lambert and James B. Kelleher LOS ANGELES, June 22 (Reuters) - As America's biggest state and local government employees' unio...

Quinn Announces Plans To Close Seven Facilities, Lay Off 1,900 Workers

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans Thursday to close seven state agencies, which, along with other cuts, will eliminate more than 1,900 jobs in an effort ...

Who Had The Most Effective Election Spending? (Hint: Not Karl Rove)

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After all the talk about the impact of independent groups on this year's midterm elections, the debate over at least one important question can now be...

Sam Stein

AFSCME Responds To Critics: Unlike Chamber There's "No Mystery" With Us

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The public employees union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), defended itself on Friday from charges that the mass...