RSVP: 9th Annual AFSCME NM Public Safety Blue Breakfast - January 25, 2018 in Santa Fe

9th Annual AFSCME Public Safety Blue Breakfast and Lobby Day

"Ready for the Fight,

AFSCME is the Way!"

Thursday, January 25, 2018

RSVP Today!

8:00AM - 1:30PM

breakfast served at 7AM


Call AFSCME Council 18 at 505-266-2505. RSVP or click here to register online. Attend this dynamic event, hear from leading voices in our field, lobby state legislators and local elected leaders in support of legislation and budgets that value the importance of our work.

The 9th annual AFSCME New Mexico Public Safety Blue Breakfast and Lobby Day brings together our brothers and sisters from New Mexico public safety locals to share, hear from one another, and national experts on our career issues, and take action at the legislature to improve New Mexico.

This year's theme is, "Ready for the fight, AFSCME is the way!"

Whether it is fighting to ensure we have proper equipment, staffing, enforced policies that protect us, or competitive pay and benefits, AFSCME is our voice, leading the struggle and galvanizing our victories.  

2018 Presentations:

Using Evidence to Prevail in Arbitration: 
T. Zane Reeves, Regent Professor Public Administration, UNM & Member, National Academy of Arbitrators 

National Cases Defending Member Rights
Ed Fishman, Administrator of the Legal Defense Plan

Impact of Federal Legislation on New Mexico Public Safety 
Mike Messina, AFSCME International

Understanding Prison Gang Activity in New Mexico
Mark Myers, Chief of Staff  NMCD Retired

Panel Discussion: Unions Making Public Safety Careers Safer 
AFSCME New Mexico Local Members

State of Our AFSCME Union, crises and opportunities of 2018
Connie Derr, Council 18 Executive Director, AFSCME International Vice President

Making Public Safety Careers safer through legal defense, recent cases
Shane Youtz, AFSCME Chief Attorney - Making Public Safety Careers safer through legal defense, recent cases.  

Federal Legislation: impacts on National and New Mexico Public Safety
Mike Messina, Assistant Director of AFSCME International Research and Collective Bargaining Department

Call Garrett's Desert Inn to reserve rooms using the AFSCME Blue Breakfast block: 505-982-1851

AFSCME puts safety first, ALWAYS!