District Council 20

Geraldine P. Boykin, considered “one of the most memorable characters and astute political strategists to ever work in the labor movement” passed away January 13th at age 87.

The following is adapted from remarks delivered by President Saunders at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s Martin Luther King Day Breakfast on January 14, 2023.

Thanks to efforts by the Biden administration and AFSCME, many public service workers, 

Many AFSCME members work in high-stress fields such as public safety, health care, emergency medical services and firefighting.

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