AFSCME Virginia

Arlington County members are celebrating after the Arlington County Board voted unanimously to approve a collective bargaining ordinance expanding county employees' rights. 

When Arlington Public Libraries (APL) management decided to resume Sunday hours at some branches, members of AFSCME Virginia swung into action.

Working families in Virginia have achieved much in the last two years, ever since they elected the m

As the son of an immigrant and chair of the Latino Caucus of the Virginia General Assembly, it has always been my priority to fight for policies that strengthen Virginia’s vibrant immigrant communi

With high employee turnover, low and stagnant wages, pandemic-related layoffs, chronic cuts to city services and resources, city of Norfolk employees deserve real solutions. AFSCME Virginia members from Norfolk, community supporters, faith, and political leaders have repeatedly reached out to elected officials requesting the city address its employee crisis with no response.

Norfolk employees are escalating our campaign for respect on the job and a true voice. Together we are asking Norfolk City manager to finally sit down with city employees and hear our concerns. We need your help. Please join hundreds of city employees, Norfolk city residents, and other community leaders by calling in during our days of action between September 21 – 23.

City of Norfolk employees deserve to be heard! Click here to be connected to city manager Chip Filer’s office – demand he stop ignoring city employees and hear our workplace concerns.

On Wednesday, July 21, AFSCME Virginia members, community members, faith, and political leaders will come together to address the City of Norfolk’s employee crisis. They will release a new report detailing the impact of low wages and high workload on city employees.

 With high employee turnover, low and stagnant wages, pandemic-related layoffs, chronic cuts to city services and resources, AFSCME Virginia members are demanding real solutions. Workers are uniting for financial accountability by the city, respect on the job, and a union for its public employees.

Click here to read the full report:

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Norfolk Employee Economic Impact Report

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