Tuesday, May 10, 1983 - Page 11
ARE YOU REALLY
YOU INSURE YOUR HOUSE. YOUR CAR.
YOUR HEALTH. YOUR LIFE.
WHAT ABOUT YOUR JOB?
SO MUCH DEPENDS ON IT.
SHOULDN'T YOU INSURE IT, TOO?
AFSCME IS JOB INSURANCE FOR CLERICALS AND
SECRETARIES AT UM.
It's an investment for the
PRESENT: Fair salaries and working conditions.
and for the
FUTURE: Health and retirement benefits to make
you and your family feel secure. And protec-
tion from layoffs.
AFSCME IS THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE,
COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.
It's a union representing a million public employees
nationwide. AFSCME's job is to help its members achieve
and maintain good salaries, benefits and working con-
HOW DO WE DO IT?
WE START WITH A CONTRACT.
Without a contract, you have no control over your wages,
your benefits or your ability to move into a better job.
That's not much in the way of financial security.
AS AN AFSCME MEMBER, YOU DECIDE WHAT YOU NEED
AND DESERVE. Then you elect a bargaining team to get it.
You and your bargaining unit will have plenty of expertise
to back you up. You'll have a team of economists and com-
puterized information from thousands of contract
situations behind you. Now, THAT'S SMART FINACNIAL
in the public servce
BUT THERE'S MORE TO
EDUCATION: AFSCME education programs are avail
able at your convenience. You can be trained in leader-
ship skills, collective bargaining, grievance procedures
and other skills you can use to become a leader and to
enhance your job.
WOMEN'S ISSUES: AFSCME'S Women's Activities De-
partment and its Women's Advisory Committee lobby on
your behalf, and the union offers workshops on pay
equity, sexual harassment, day care, career develop-
ment and assertiveness.
COMMUNICATIONS: AFSCME experts can help you start
and operate your own publications. They are also avail-
able to help you with your publicity needs.
RESEARCH: AFSCME researchers and economists
analyze contracts from all over the country. They also
publish reports on health and safety, bargaining tech-
niques, career ladders, contracting out and other issues
of importance to public employees.
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS: Michigan Council 25 offers
social activities and community support through its Com-
munity Affairs Committee.
PUBLICATIONS: AFSCME offers, free, two newspapers,
a women's newsletter, a retirees' newsletter, a collec-
tive bargaining newsletter and periodic legislative
alerts and policy reports.
There's no initiation fee for AFSCME membership.
No dues are collected until you have a contract.
YOUR JOB. INSURE IT. SO
MUCH DEPENDS ON IT.
SAY YES TO AFSCME!
For information, call 769-2200 x 607