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June 29, 2018

FROM THE DESK OF THE CHIEF STEWARD

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 

The Executive Board of Local 685 is aware of the Draft version of the Audit Report that has been circulated to the members. The release of the draft has created quite an inquiry and within the last 48 hours, we have received many calls in regards to the information on the document. We acknowledge all of your concerns. However, at this time we would like to inform you as to the distribution timeline of the completed audit information.

The final audit has been received and the final meeting with the auditor took place on June 27, 2018. We are awaiting the final notes from the auditor in regards to the audit. We expect to have those within the next week and once the Executive Board has received all the necessary documents, reviewed and approved for distribution, the final audit will be released. We anticipate, with a great amount of certainty, that the distribution will take place at the next General Membership Meeting on July 12, 2018, at 7:30pm, at Union Headquarters.

At that time, we will address any and all questions as it pertains to the Final Audit Report. 

Have a safe and memorable 4th of July with loved ones!

In Solidarity,

The Executive Board of Local 685 – We stand together as one!

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June 27, 2018

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE LOCAL 584 PRESIDENT FOR ALL PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES WITH “FAIR SHARE” AGENCY FEE PROVISIONS:

AFSCME Local 685 Sisters and Brothers -- 

As you may have heard, the U.S. Supreme Court today dealt a blow to working people in the much anticipated landmark case, Janus v. AFSCME District Council 31.

Now that the Supreme Court has overturned 40 years of legal precedent in an effort to crush organized labor, the only way to protect ourselves is to stand together like never before. No public employee can take his or her union rights and freedoms for granted.

If AFSCME’s history tells us anything, it’s that the strength of working people standing together beats our enemies and their money, hands down. There is no match for the collective power of union members asserting their rights and freedoms at the bargaining table!

But our enemies, disguised as “free speech” advocates, are already taking the next step, campaigning to convince AFSCME members to drop the union. If that happens, we can expect to have a much harder time winning fair wages, safe working conditions, affordable health care and retirement security at the bargaining table.

Currently, no one is more aware that we have some issues in Local 685 than I. But you should also understand that people don't always deal with change in a positive way. In fact, I believe that now is the time for corrective action in the union. Don't run. Fight!

AFSCME Local 685 will never quit. We will never quit fighting for our rights, health and safety on the job, pay equity, nondiscrimination policies. No matter what differences we have, we will continue to look out for each other. With your support, participation, and fight we will only grow stronger.

Stay tuned for a message about the improvements you will be seeing under our President of Local 685, Kent Swift!