Union rights and solidarity

 

Our local consists of members in nine different community and social service agencies -- and right now our members in JVS SoCal (formerly J

Year-round, being an AFSCME member offers you the chance to receive discounted products and services, on everything from FLOWERS to LEGA

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It was 10 years ago this month that the 2008 financial crisis kicked into high gear. When storied Wall Street bank Lehman Brothers shut down, bankers walking out of the building carrying cardboard boxes of their possessions made the perfect image for TV cameras.

Four members of Local 800 joined 5000 delegates from across the United States and Canada at AFSCME's 43rd International Convention, held in Boston in mid-July.

They rose early each morning to attend 7:30 AM training workshops, before the day's main Convention sessions began – and they returned not exhausted but energized to continue, in the words of Josie Cha from the Museum of Tolerance, the “fight for fair treatment, justice, and equal rights for all workers.” (photo at right: Lilia Arbona and Josie Cha)

Community support was the crucial link in helping the negotiating team of AFSCME Local 800 members succeed in reaching a landmark first contract with management at the Museum of Tolerance (MOT).