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Apr 18, 2016, 03:40 ET Veterans Being Harmed By Contract Staff…And They Are Going Back To Court

The following is being released by Michigan AFSCME Council 25, AFL-CIO: Today, Veteran Anthony Spallone heads back to court on behalf of the veterans ...


Mar 10, 2014, 12:48 ET Michigan AFSCME 25 Helps Workers Organize at Muskegon Medical Center After Company Hit With Fine for Discrimination

Michigan AFSCME Council 25 is organizing workers at the Muskegon Family Care, in an effort to offer them a choice as to whether or not to join a...


Dec 09, 2013, 04:29 ET Prison Food Service Workers Ask Gov. Snyder to Disclose if Aramark Contributed to Governor's Secretive Fund

Today threatened Department of Corrections Food Service workers sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking him to disclose whether or not the proposed...


Oct 24, 2013, 04:49 ET Former Grand Rapids Veterans Home Employees Ask Gov. Snyder to Disclose if J2S Contributed to Governor's Secretive Fund

Today former employees of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder asking him to disclose whether or not the Home's new...


Jul 26, 2013, 04:01 ET Michigan Council 25 AFSCME Endorses Eli Isaguirre for State Representative in the 49th House District

The Michigan AFSCME Council 25 PEOPLE Committee has endorsed Eli Isaguirre for State Representative in the 49th House District, to fill the remainder ...


Apr 30, 2013, 02:58 ET Michigan Working Families and Immigration Advocates Mobilize on May 1 To Call for Immigrant and Workers' Rights

On May 1, hundreds of working people will gather at Clark Park to rally for the rights of all workers, regardless of where they were born. Immigrant...


Mar 28, 2013, 04:37 ET Detroit, Benton Harbor, Flint Residents File Federal Lawsuit Today Against EM Law And New Form Of Government Violating U.S. Constitutional Protections

Residents from Detroit, Benton Harbor and Flint have filed a federal lawsuit today seeking to overturn P.A. 436 aka the new emergency manager law on...


Mar 19, 2013, 01:14 ET AFSCME to Sponsor Forums on Federal Sequester

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Mar 08, 2013, 04:13 ET AFSCME to Rally at DTE Energy on Sunday

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Jan 30, 2013, 07:00 ET Conyers to Address 'Day of Action' Rally in Inkster

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Jan 24, 2013, 02:29 ET Snyder Issues Layoff Notices at Grand Rapids Home for Veterans

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Dec 10, 2012, 05:14 ET Metro Detroiters Come Together Today To Oppose Gov. Synder Tearing Michigan Apart With Anti-working Family RTW Legislation At Awards Ceremony Honoring Him In Detroit

Hispanic and non-Hispanic Citizens, working families, community groups, labor organizations (excellent visuals opportunity) such as AFSCME, UAW and...


Nov 26, 2012, 11:03 ET U.S. Attorney, Ethics Boards Asked To Investigate Contracting Improprieties Before Detroit City Council Today

Michigan AFSCME Council 25 is requesting criminal and civil investigations be conducted by the U.S. Attorney General Office, the Michigan Attorney...


Jun 26, 2012, 12:15 ET City of Detroit Coalition of Unions Report: Mayor Blows Off $21 Million in Quest for Consent Agreement

The City of Detroit Coalition of Unions released a report yesterday showing how the city has thrown away nearly $21 million in concessions and...


Mar 15, 2012, 03:28 ET Court Issues Restraining Order Against Flint, MI Emergency Manager

Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),...


Mar 07, 2012, 12:08 ET AFSCME Endorses Gary Peters for Fourteenth Congressional District

Albert Garrett, President and Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and...


Dec 14, 2011, 12:13 ET AFSCME Endorses Dan Kildee for Fifth Congressional District

Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),...


Nov 14, 2011, 04:00 ET Airport Workers Will Propose Better Safety, Less Wait, and Cheaper Ticket Prices for Airport

A number of American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local Unions that represent workers at the Wayne County Airport...


Nov 04, 2011, 04:15 ET AFSCME's Garrett: Detroit Mayor Bing Refuses to Come to Table!

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Oct 19, 2011, 11:05 ET Michigan Court Halts Governor Snyder's Privatization Plans

Michigan AFSCME Council 25 is announcing its support for patients and state workers impacted by a major court ruling in a lawsuit brought by Anthony...


Aug 26, 2011, 10:16 ET Wayne County Circuit Court Rules Executive Bob Ficano's 20-Percent Pay Cut "Invalid" in Major Victory for Employees

Wayne County employees won a major victory today when a circuit court judge ruled Wayne County Executive Bob Ficano could not impose wage cuts. Judge ...


Mar 04, 2011, 10:55 ET AFSCME: Bobb and Sodexo Lied to People and Workers!

Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the following statement: "Emergency ...


Mar 01, 2011, 03:50 ET Court Finds That Oakland County Road Commission Violated Former Employee's Constitutional Rights

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Jan 27, 2011, 04:44 ET AFSCME: People of Detroit, School Employees Betrayed by Bobb!

Albert Garrett, President of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, issued the...


Jan 21, 2011, 01:12 ET AFSCME, McLaren Reach Tentative Agreement

Lawrence A. Roehrig, Secretary-Treasurer of Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),...