Strong, active local unions joined together make AFSCME Ohio Council 8 a powerful force for working families. Council 8 is the leading union for public and non-profit workers in our state with more than 41,000 members in more than 300 local unions representing city, county, hospital, and university employees along with boards of education, non-profit workers, and other public service employees.

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Early Vote Changed - Again

A federal judge today ruled that cuts to early voting in Ohio must be restored in time for the November election.

AFSCME Members Respond to Toledo Water Crisis

When Toledo’s water supply was abruptly stopped, AFSCME Council 8 members started sending aid to more than 400,000 people affected by the crisis.  

Former President addresses Democrats

Clinton says November about voter turnout

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Ohio Early Vote Starts October 7

Election Day November 4