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On this National Library Workers Day, AFSCME library workers deserve to be recognized for the value they bring to ou

We are starting meetings for next years snow and ice. The plan they used for last year is atached. If you have ideas on rewording, adding things, and/or deleting sections, send us and email at [email protected] . If they clame to want our imput thats give them all of it.

From Local 221

There is good news for AFSCME members looking to pursue higher education. AFSCME Free College has made its bachelor’s degree completion program a permanent benefit.

That means that AFSCME members and their families can earn a bachelor’s degree for free, making an even wider choice of career options a possibility for more people.

Back in early 2019 we (Heavy Equipment Mechanics) in Rochester were getting upset with how we have been treated during contract negotiations dating back to a hay study done in 2009, we felt like we were used only as a bargaining chip and not getting the raises MMB actually agreed we were entitled to after that hay study had been completed.

Negotiations Update:
Thank You Local 221 Negotiations Delegates - Bryan Kirsch, Michael Lindholt, Darren Trast, Louis Mcnutt, Carrie Andren, Brian Lindholt, Eric Nordstrom, Barry Larson, Douglas Short, Ramnarine Narendra, Tracy Nohrenberg,Tina Furlong, Daniel Dienst, Wade Erstad.
Friday January 29, 2021 our team met virtually for the assembly, along with almost every local in the state and then went into Unit caucus’ with DOT’s from around the state. We read through over 100 proposals from every agency that AFSCME represents.