2020 General Election - TUESDAY November 3, 2020

As people in public service, we know what a difference it makes when we elect leaders who have our backs.

There are countless reasons against voting for Donald Trump in November.

Nursing homes have been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As an active AFSCME member, you are familiar with the dozens of day to day and long-term battles we wage in defense of workplace rights, safety, and basic respect.

From time to time, we feel compelled to let everyone know about the real bad-actor employer actions and what steps AFSCME New Mexico members are taking to make things right.

Over the next months, you will likely be a target of a scam to trick you into quitting your union. Don’t fall for it. LEARN MORE about the sick money behind this plan to neutralize the labor movement HERE.

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May 6th -12th, 2018 is National Correctional Officer and Employees Week, Check with your Local leaders about upcoming events and learn more about AFSCME Corrections HERE.

AFSCME Council 18 recognizes and honors all Correctional Officers, Detention Officers, Medical and Support Staff this week.

Keep Standing AFSCME Strong!
We Never Quit.

Sisters and Brothers,

As many of you are aware, over the last eight years, under Susana Martinez and Richard Berry, public employees and the citizens of New Mexico were placed on the back burner in favor of out of state corporate interests and wealthy campaign donors.

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Nationally, 150 working men and women die each day because of their work, never to return home to their families and loved ones.

On April 28th, we remember all of them. Please plan to attend the Ceremony in Albuquerque or take a moment to honor and remember coworkers who we have lost in your own way.

Your Brave coworkers drove in from every corner of the state to speak up on behalf of hundreds, even thousands, of state employees who could be impacted by brashy conceived quota policies, now and in the future. “I was proud to stand alongside these men and women - dedicated state employees who are fighting for themselves, their coworkers, their families, and everyone in New Mexico,” said Ken Long, President of Local 1211, Albuquerque Area State Employees.
On April 4, 1968 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while supporting the striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee. The moving 1 hour documentary At The River I Stand will be screened in Albuquerque on Wednesday, April 4th, and shows the final 2 months of Dr. King’s life and the incredible history of the AFSCME sanitation workers.
"Upper management holds the rank and file to a higher standard of conduct and professionalism than they hold themselves," said Local 1536 President Ben Chavez.