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The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that home care and child care providers members were not required to pay fair share dues.


 

Home care and child care workers will continue to stand up for quality care in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling in Harris v. Quinn.


 

Elections bring results. Gov. Dayton and DFL majorities delivered the best legislative session in a generation. They proved that, given a chance, state government can work for working people. Here’s the proof.


Union Makes Flood Relief Available

Members in good standing whose homes have been damaged by June’s flooding may be eligible for financial assistance through AFSCME International’s Fallen Heroes Fund. For eligibility guidelines, documentation requirements, and an application form, see Council 5’s website.


The Standing Rules set  financial and other procedures of our local. Read more >>>

The constitution lays out the rules that govern our local. Read more >>>

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Unions are one of our only counterbalances to big corporations and the super rich who tilt the playing field in their favor so that they can hoard more and more of our nation's wealth.

If you believe unions are important for a fair economy then please go to www.unionswork.us


 

EMTs and paramedics suffer three times as many workplace injuries as the national average.


 

"A New Voice" is Local 2822's monthly (or almost montlhy) newsletter. In each issue you will find articles about your rights as a unionized worker, upcoming meetings and committees, educational and social events and workplace issues.

PayWatch Raises Awareness about Income Inequality Read more >>>

New AFSCME campaign will grow the union by 50,000 members before the 2014 Convention in July. Read more >>>

When you have a problem on the job, when you need information about your rights, when you want to know how to get involved, see a steward. Your steward provides leadership for the union in your work area.

AFSCME 2822 Stewards

Steward Phone Department/Location
Genae Nicole
Chief Steward
612-543-3366 MHP
Grain Exchange Building
Erlene Olson
Chief Steward
612-596-8000 Jail
Walter Hanson 612-543-0272 Service Center
Brookdale Service Center

Tammy Richert

612-543-0690 Century Plaza
Operator

Dirk Schot

612-543-8426 Library
East Lake Library
Sarah Sosa 612-543-6451 Library
Maple Grove Library
Lynn Stetler 612-543-6409
Cell:763-245-8285
Library
Hopkins Library
Angel Gardner-Kocher 612-543-8043 Library
Minneapolis Central Library
Karen Fergus 612-596-8000 Jail

 

Stewards receive training that helps them to address problems in the work place. They've become familiar with our contract by studying its provisions, answering questions from co- workers and investigating grievances.

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The officers of AFSCME 2822 contribute their time and expertise to serving our local.

Officers were nominated during the February 2014 membership meeting. All nominees were unopposed. For more information about officers click "read more" below.

Local 2822 Officers
President

Lynn Stetler

612-543-6409
Cell:763-245-8285
Vice President Dirk Schot 612-543-8426
Treasurer Walter Hanson 612-543-0270
Recording Secretary Jeanne Whetstone 612-543-6357
Chief Steward Genae Nicole 612-543-3366
  Erlene Olson 612-596-8000
Membership Secretary Rita Watson 612-596-7843
E-Board at Large Karen Fergus 612-596-8000
  David Salmon 612-543-8585
  Tykesha Crouch 612-348-9964
  Sarah Sosa 612-543-6451
Trustee Keven Larson 612-543-6463
  Jim Ruiz 612-543-6729
Delta Dental Trustee Ann Baird 612-543-0270
Good & Welfare Heather Clark 612-543-8523

 

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Last month’s employment figures are in, and things don’t look good. Read more >>>

by Olivia Sandbothe

Low-wage workers in certain federally funded jobs will see a much-needed pay increase, thanks to President Obama.

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