News

HOPE Local 123 Christmas Celebration and Member Recognition

Your HOPE Executive Board Proudly Presents the

Thanks to efforts by the Biden administration and AFSCME, many public service workers, 

Many AFSCME members work in high-stress fields such as public safety, health care, emergency medical services and firefighting.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is getting a big promotion.

Georgia Veiga has been a proud member of AFSCME New Jersey Local 3440 for the last 17 years. She regularly seeks out opportunities to support companies that employ union workers. 

As the world marked the anniversary of the official start of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law and offered words of hope to a weary nation.

AFSCME President Lee Saunders praised the House of Representatives for passing the American Rescue Plan on Saturday and urged the Senate to follow suit as soon as possible.

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.

Here’s a sure sign of new leadership in Washington. There’s a renewed push to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, an idea that went nowhere when the Trump administration and anti-worker members of Congress were in power.

GET ACTIVE:

The Secret to HOPE Member's success is Activity. We all know that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something! That's why there are committees available that allow you to focus on YOUR interests and talents to make a real difference:

Stay Connected:

Every member helps to build a strong and effective union by joining HOPE. As times change, HOPE members will win if we're informed about Union activities and can share our input to make sure our priorities and programs are successful.