Local 701


Hardworking Americans’ right to retire with dignity is in danger because billionaires are spending a lot of money to take away our pensions. Read more >>>

A case the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up this term called Janus v. AFSCME could make the entire public sector “right-to-work” in one fell swoop.

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Emails have gone out, Fliers have been posted, Find your voting site and VOTE!

A message from AFSCME President Lee Saunders Read more >>>

Thoughtful planning for leadership transitions boosts powerful young voices. “We’ve got big shoes to fill.” Read more >>>

AFSCME negotiators reached the tentative agreement at 11:35 p.m. June 22. Members will vote Aug. 7 - 11. Read more >>>

 Good Morning AFSCME! Briefly, I find out that we have alot to be happy for this last couple weeks.  Read more >>>

The GOP's maneuvering to kill local control of measures that would improve life for workers has backfired. Read more >>>

Pictures from Day On The Hill

New Meeting Local Meeting Days and Times

New Email for contacting Webmaster


 Aprils monthly meeting has been rescheduled. We will be meeting in the same location but the date is now April 4th at 7:00pm.

Union contract negotiations continued on march 10th.

We had a successful day lobbying!


February 21, 2017:

  • Support local control, stop corporate interference
  • Fix transportation now
  • Pensions
  • Child protection funding
  • Governor's tax proposal
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Local 701 represents approx. 166 members covering a 22 county area.

Current Officer position's that are filled and vacant, E Board members

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.


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

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