Who Is AFSCME LOCAL 34
AFSCME LOCAL 34 , established in April 1950, represents over 1900 employees of Hennepin County. As a member, you become a supporter in our efforts to maintain and improve working conditions for everyone.
Local 34 Mission Statement
Hennepin County employees within the jurisdiction of
AFSCME for mutual welfare, protection, and advancement.
for the establishment and maintenance of fair
salaries, reasonable working hours, adequate working
conditions, and fair personnel practices.
and promote a good understanding between the
employees, their employer, and the public.
To fulfill our commitment to social justice for all people through the reasonable use of Union energies and resources.
should I become a dues paying member of AFSCME Local 34
vs. Fee Payer?
vs. Fee Payer?
Member benefits are…
for union steward advocacy and support in grievance
for union arbitration advocacy
Eligible for Delta Dental
Eligible for AFSCME Advantage
Eligible to run for Union Executive Board, Union Steward, or
Council 5 Officer positions (after 1 year full year of
membership in good standing)
to attend monthly General Membership meetings
to vote on union initiatives and in local officer elections
to vote in contract negotiations
to serve as a committee participant
to participate in Union-County Management meetings
concerning workplace issues
to participate in AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E. Committee and program
•Able to attend and represent Local 34 at conferences and conventions
Fair Share Fee Payer benefits are…
Eligible for union steward advocacy and support in grievance
Eligible for union arbitration advocacy
• Eligible for Delta Dental