Working Class Hero: Brittany Shepard

Working Class Hero: Brittany Shepard

LACKAWANNA – March 20, 2018 – “Everybody can make a difference,” said Brittany Shepard, a Behavioral Health Specialist at Baker-Victory Services and the Treasurer of AFSCME Local 2786. She knows about having a positive impact, because every day, Brittany and her...
Working People’s Day of Action in Buffalo

Working People’s Day of Action in Buffalo

BUFFALO – February 24, 2018 – Members of the labor and civil rights movement mobilized for a rally on Saturday, February 24th to demand an end to the rigged economic and political system. Hundreds of demonstrators spoke out in front of the Federal...
Council 66 wins a seat on AFSCME Executive Board

Council 66 wins a seat on AFSCME Executive Board

New York – January 28, 2018 – Council 66 scored a stunning upset when it unexpectedly won a seat on the Executive Board of AFSCME International at a convention held in New York City. Council 66 President Dan DiClemente was elected International Vice...
Working Class Hero: Antoinette Nelson

Working Class Hero: Antoinette Nelson

It’s a Wednesday morning in mid-September. School’s back and that means Antoinette Nelson is hard at work monitoring the halls of All City High School in Rochester. Miss Nelson, as she’s known to both students and co-workers, is a School Safety Officer (SSO) for the...