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AFSCME Council 18

UPCOMING ELITE TRAININGS

Sisters, Brothers, and Siblings,

If you followed every Democratic presidential primary debate and read the candidates’ positions on every topic and watched the AFSCME Public Service Fo

After nearly 9 years, Hundreds of State Employees are still waiting on Martinez Administration to do the math
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.

Sign HERE and use the comment section to tell us your experience with illegally imposed 'quota policy' at the Human Services Department.


If you've already signed, sign again, and add your comments. ALL AFSCME members, please continue to speak out in solidarity with your fellow public employees.

"We are extremely excited about having so many pro-labor, pro-worker candidates running in CD-1. I know labor is going to do everything we can to make sure CD-1 stays blue in 2018,' said Connie Derr, Executive Director for AFSCME Council 18 and Recording
AFSCME members from every corner of the state gathered for the three day AFSCME Strong training, which was held on November 16, 17, and 18 at the AFSCME LUJAN Union Hall in Albuquerque, to network with one another, discuss best practices, and develop the necessary skills to build strength and membership within their local.
Here is vital information about AFSCME's role in addressing sexual harassment, and what steps you may take to reclaim safety and YOUR POWER at work. AFSCME stands for workplaces free from sexual harassment, discrimination, intimidation, bullying and any other type of inappropriate behaviors. AFSCME union power must be used to combat such behaviors and re-establish safe, healthy and respectful workplaces.

Finally, after eight years of the anti-worker Berry administration, we have a champion for workers as Mayor of Albuquerque.  Congratualtions to our current State Auditor, Tim Keller, for his impressive win over Dan Lewis, gathering 62% of the vote and also to Cynthia Borrego, for her victory in City Council District 5, gathering 54% of the vote.
AFSCME and CWA filed the lawsuit against the State after the State Personnel Office stated state employees may not have time to vote without penalty, in direct conflict of the municipal code and state rules act. In his decision delivered this morning, Judge Thompson cited several court cases upholding the fundamental democratic right to vote, as there is “no right more precious” than the right to vote.