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Employees shouldn’t have to risk their health to do their jobs. Four out of 10 private-sector workers come to work sick – or don’t get paid. The picture is noticeably different for state and local government workers, where union membership is stronger. Nine out of 10 workers in state and local government receive paid sick leave and, of those who belong to a union, it’s nearly everyone – 97 percent.


 

Pregnancy should not cost women their paychecks. But that's exactly what happened to UPS delivery driver Peggy Young when she became pregnant in 2006.


 

President Obama's willingness to act on immigration while Congress dithers and delays is admirable. Read President Saunders' Huffington Post article on it here.


 

We know that money can be a big obstacle when it comes to higher education. That’s why AFSCME provides scholarships to help members and their families reach their educational goals.


 

A Nationwide "We Are One: Day of Solidarity" will be marked in San Diego with a Candlelight Vigil to honor the April 4 anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's death. City of San Diego Sanitation Drivers have a special tie to the striking Memphis garbage workers for whom Dr. King gave his life 43 years ago.

Local 127 urges a NO vote on a discriminatory measure to cut DROP benefits for blue-collar workers and police officers, but spare other workers from the cuts. In a two-faced decision, City Councilmembers have exempted their own offices from the cuts.

Mayor Sanders finally dumped his scheme to privatize the Miramar Landfill.
The sketchy plan was cloaked in secrecy with details kept hidden from the City Council and the public.

Welcome to the “NEW” Official website of AFSCME Local 127. If you are a member of Local 127 then we hope you will come here often for updates on what is happening in your local union. You will also find information that is linked directly from both the Council 36 and AFSCME International websites.

Please be sure to browse all of the pages and feel free to contact the local with any comments or suggestions as we continue to build our site. The website will change and grow as we continue to perfect it.

If you are not a union member we hope the information you gain by browsing our site will lead you to want to join a union. We suggest you get to know us by reading the “About Local 127” page.

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