|Local 3937: U of M Technical Employees|
AFSCME Local 3937 passed the following resolution at the membership meeting on Wed., Sept. 21, 2016:
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The 2017 Legislature convened January 3. The first week of session was ceremonial with lawmakers taking the oath of office and committees organizing themselves. The Capitol renovation is complete, doubling the amount of public space and repairing water damage, peeling paint and crumbling plaster. Now every Minnesotan can be proud of our beautifully restored gem.
Keeping our children safe is job #1. Your free child ID kit should help your peace of mind.
Director’s Column – Stepping Up – October 15, 2016
With the November 8th election fast approaching, I’m asking you to BELIEVE. Not just in a particular candidate’s ability to bring real change to Minnesota, but to believe in our union’s collective power to make our state work even better.Read more >>>
“Right to Work” on steroids hits Minnesota legislature
AFSCME has a packed agenda. Here are some of the big issues we’ll be focusing on. Read more >>>
Last night we counted your ballots and we have ratified the new contract! that is the first step... Read more >>>
2016 AFSCME Women's Leadership Academy: Application now being accepted! Read more >>>
On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that seeks to undermine our rights to negotiate for fair pay and benefits that sustain our families.
Bad boss barred from another attempt to decertify for a year Read more >>>
Tentative Agreement reached between University of Minnesota and AFSCME Local 3937 (Unit 7 technical workers).
We voted to pay the tuition for up to 3 members to attend People Power: Building Strength Through Member Engagement on Dec. 5 , location TBA, but will be on campus- West Bank. details below. Contact Mary Austin BEFORE Nov. 27 if interested.
University workers stand together to demand livable wages and reasonable family leave policies Read more >>>
On Nov. 10, our negotiations committee met with management (from 1 pm – 5 pm, our longest meeting yet).
Mary Austin, president, and Emily Erpelding, steward, flew to Indianapolis for the Women's Conference October 9 -11. Read more >>>
AFSCME 3937 and Management met Wednesday September 23 from 5:30pm to about 6:30pm. Read more >>>
AFSCME Local 3937 Negotiations Update 3 September 14, 2015
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Our team met with management the evening of Aug. 5 Read more >>>
AFSCME Local 3937 needs a few good volunteers to help with projects.... Read more >>>
AFSCME Local 3937 Member update on contract negotiations, posted 20150710.
New contact information to reach Local 3937 President and Steward.
PUBLIC SERVICE WORKERS ON SUPREME COURT GRANT
Lawsuit Seeks to Curtail Freedom of Firefighters, Teachers, Nurses, First-Responders to Stick Together and Advocate for Better Public Services, Better Communities
Jeopardizes American Promise that Hard Work Leads Families to a Decent Life
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The Minnesota Daily editorial board understands our struggle for #RaisesAndRespect Read more >>>
from Patti Dion in HR:
"We wanted to make sure you were aware that the Board of Regents will convene a Human Subjects Research Forum on
We need to have the March Food Drive for Neighborhood House materials delivered to them by the end of March to count toward their goals. We'll be bringing our collected materials to them on Tuesday, March 31st. PLEASE get your contributions to one of the people listed in bold below by then!!
For the past two years our union, AFSCME Local 3937 has sponsored a March Food Drive for Neighborhood House on St. Paul's West Side. This is one of the oldest, continuously-running organizations of its type - a settlement house - and it continues to provide those services to thousands of community members (GED and ESL/ELL classes, youth programs, health access.)
Here's a link to their website:
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AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.
AFSCME Local 3937 - OFFICER ELECTION RESULTS!
Please join us in congratulating our new and returning Local Union Chair Officers and Executive Board members!
President - Teresa Shunk, BSAC
VP/Chief Steward - Brad Kraling, RAR
Treasurer - Mary Austin, EPI
Recording Secretary - Nicole Masika, Minitex
Med Area E-Board - Krista Gallagher, Med School and Bil Hill, U Libraries
Trustee - Mary Lisa Berg
Thanks go out to Election Chair, Beth Wolszon, and to our "retiring" officers - Chief Steward, Chris Koehler and President, Barb BezatRead more >>>
AFSCME Local 3937 Events and Updates
Here's the text of an update e-mail we sent out today, Monday, February 3, 2014
Be sure to take a look at upcoming events!Read more >>>
Our pay statements for checks due Wednesday,January 22 are already up and ready for your review!
TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR PAY STATEMENT!Read more >>>
Find out about your right to $2.00/hr for every hour an employee is "on call" Read more >>>
Find out what being a Member means and how to calculate what dues are:
By being Members, we run the local so we can set its goals and priorities. We are a union local of the Members, by the Members and for the Members.
By being a Member one can vote on the contract; submit contract proposals; vote for local officers; vote on the budget; vote on dues rates; attend Membership meetings; participate as an activist; run for an officer position in the local union’s elections; attend union training sessions; attend union conventions, etc.
Being a Member means you are building our ability to effect positive change for our entire membership.
Most importantly is that it is YOUR RIGHT to be a Member.Read more >>>
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