AFSCME District Council 36
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is the country’s largest public employee union. AFSCME is the largest affiliate of the national AFL-CIO, with more than 1.3 million members and an overall representation of more than 1.6 million public employees in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. AFSCME is the fastest growing union in the United States, and is committed to achieving employee dignity and improving the working conditions for working men and women throughout this country.
AFSCME local unions in Southern California are joined together in AFSCME District Council 36 to provide professional field representation, coordinated contract campaigns, political action and organizing. The local unions affiliated with AFSCME District Council 36 represent more than 20,000 public sector workers in 50 local unions. Members in affiliated local unions work for county governments, cities, school districts, special governmental districts and transportation agencies.