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*Attention MSEA Members*

 

Effective immediately, the MSEA Central Office has resumed normal business operations and hours.

MSEA Issues Letter of Support for Law Enforcement Community:

MSEA Delegates for the 44th AFSCME International Convention

 

  • Brent Heyer (DTMB)

 

  • Phil Potoki (DNR)

 

  • Keith Lounsberry (DNR)

 

  • Rick Edward (MDOC)

 

  • Tim Schutt (MDOT)

 

 

*Attention MSEA Members*

 

Effective immediately, the MSEA Central Office has resumed normal business operations and hours.

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Central Office has reopened with strict safety protocols in place to protect both members and staff. Members needing assistance are asked to call the central office and schedule an appointment prior to entering the building.

 

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Monday brought together business and union leaders, including AFSCME President Lee Saunders, for a virtual meeting to discuss an economic recovery agenda for the country.

Following the meeting, Biden warned of a “dark winter” ahead for the nation and highlighted consensus among the labor leaders and CEOs alike on the need to fund the front lines.

It was bad enough that the Trump administration failed miserably in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, ignoring the science and failing to come up with a national strategy.

It was pathetic and tragic when Republicans in Congress failed to summon the courage to support the everyday heroes who saved our communities by funding the front lines.

With so much at stake for working families in the 2020 election, AFSCME members across the country stood up to the challenge once again. Although the pandemic prevented us from putting thousands of boots on the ground as we normally do, AFSCME members still made a huge difference in key races across the country.

This past Saturday, you might have been cooking a late breakfast, planning a fun weekend activity or taking some quiet time with your family. But with 10 days to go until the most important election of our lifetimes, more than 200 AFSCME members were fired up and raring to go during a Pennsylvania volunteer kickoff Zoom call, one of many being held around the country as the Big Green Machine kicks into high gear.

It’s easy to say that the 2020 election is the most important of our lifetimes, but hearing this firsthand from AFSCME Retirees, many of whom have dedicated their lives to public service and making America a better place to live, shows the urgency to us all.

If there’s one thing the 2020 election has in spades, it’s choices – and not just the choices between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, and choices up and down the ballot. In a year when our jobs, our families, and every aspect of our lives have felt the impact of a pandemic, there are lots of ways to make your voice heard at the polls.