Who We Are

AFSCME Local 34 is a union of over 2,500 Hennepin County social services workers. AFSCME Local 34 was chartered in April 1950.

Our General Assembly meetings, open to all members, take place on the first Wednesday of every month at the Health Services Building, Room 110, 5:30 PM. General Assemblies are the opportunity Local 34’s Executive Board consists of a President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Senior Chief Steward, Junior Chief Steward, Recording Secretary, Membership Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant At Arms and six (6) Members At Large. Terms are two years long, with half of the seats up for election each year. Elections take place in April and officers begin their terms on May 1st. Vacancies are filled by special election of the Executive Board.

If you are in one of the following job classes, you are represented by AFSCME Local 34!

Case Management Assistant
Chemical Health Counselor
Chemical Health Counselor, Senior
Child Support Services Officer
Child Support Services Officer, Principal
Child Support Services Officer, Senior
Community Health Specialist
Community Health Worker
Community Health Worker, Senior
Corrections Counselor
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist
Financial Case Aide
Healthcare Quality Improvement Specialist
Human Services Representative
Human Services Representative, Senior
Interpreter, Senior
Medical Assistant
Medical Examiner Investigative Assistant
Medical Examiner Technician

Medical Services Coordinator
Nurse, Licensed Practical
Nurse, Public Health
Nursing Specialist, Clinical
Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Senior Clinical
Record Information Specialist
Sentencing To Service Crewleader
Social Worker
Social Worker, Senior
Social Worker, Child Protection
Social Worker, Psychiatric
Social Worker, Senior Psychiatric
Special Programs Counselor
Sterile Processing Technician
Trainee Human Services Representative
Trainee Sentencing To Service Crewleader
Training Specialist
Veteran Services Representative
Volunteers, Coordinator Of
Volunteers, Senior Coordinator Of
WIC Public Health Nutritionist