AFSCME Local 668


The next General Membership meeting will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM in the Hennessy Room at Council 5.  Council 5 offices are located at 300 Hardman Av. S., South St. Paul.

Council 5 Offices


  "In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, as 'right to work'. It provides no 'rights' and no 'works'. It's purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining... We demand this fraud be stopped."

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1961


Our union is urging the Legislature to fix transportation now with new revenue for roads, bridges, transit, bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

Text MOVE to 237263 to be connected to your state legislators, or call your senator at 1-855-982-3046 and your representative at 1-855-432-4270.

Fix transportation now with new revenue for roads, bridges, transit, bike and pedestrian infrastructure. And don’t forget to budget for maintenance workers who plow snow, patch potholes and inspect bridges.

February 21, 2017:

  • Support local control, stop corporate interference
  • Fix transportation now
  • Pensions
  • Child protection funding
  • Governor's tax proposal
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Keeping our children safe is job #1. Your free child ID kit should help your peace of mind.

Director’s Column – Stepping Up – October 15, 2016

With the November 8th election fast approaching, I’m asking you to BELIEVE. Not just in a particular candidate’s ability to bring real change to Minnesota, but to believe in our union’s collective power to make our state work even better.

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Tuition-Free Associate Degrees for Members

 AFSCME has a new program that could benefit members and their families with tuition-free Associate degrees.  Follow the link for more information.

“Right to Work” on steroids hits Minnesota legislature

Protect Your Pension! Read more >>>

AFSCME has a packed agenda. Here are some of the big issues we’ll be focusing on. Read more >>>

On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that seeks to undermine our rights to negotiate for fair pay and benefits that sustain our families.

Bad boss barred from another attempt to decertify for a year Read more >>>

University workers stand together to demand livable wages and reasonable family leave policies Read more >>>

AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.


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