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. 

 

AFSCME Local 34 Mission Statement 

 

Why should I become a dues paying member of AFSCME Local 34   vs. Fee Payer?

AFSCME Member benefits are… 

•Eligible for union steward advocacy and support in grievance

•Eligible 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)

•Able to attend monthly General Membership meetings

•Able to vote on union initiatives and in local officer elections

•Able to vote in contract negotiations

•Able to serve as a committee participant

•Able to participate in Union-County Management meetings concerning workplace issues

•Able to participate in AFSCME P.E.O.P.L.E. Committee and program

•Able to attend and represent Local 34 at conferences and conventions

 AFSCME Fair Share Fee Payer benefits are… 

• Eligible for union steward advocacy and support in grievance

• Eligible for union arbitration advocacy

• Eligible for Delta Dental