Iowa workers give AFSCME a resounding vote of confidence

Posted Oct. 31, 2017 by

Public service workers in Iowa said UNION YES by overwhelmingly reaffirming their commitment to AFSCME. In a resounding vote of confidence, almost 100 percent of the AFSCME-represented county, city and school employees voted in October to remain with their union. This vote comes despite efforts by Iowa state lawmakers to decimate union rights earlier this year.

“This sweeping victory confirms what we’ve known since the gutting of collective bargaining rights in February: That unionized employees, both members and non-members, value their voice in the workplace,” said AFSCME Council 61 Pres. Danny Homan, who is also an AFSCME International vice president.

Read the AFSCME Now article.


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