NEW YORK – A two-year battle for legislation that would help stop assaults on Emergency Medical Services Paramedics and Technicians (EMS/EMT) has ended in a victory for the dedicated first responders throughout the state of New York. read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Yolanda Matos-McClintock, an EMS dispatcher and AFSCME shop steward, comes to the rescue on a daily basis. Her story, recently featured in the Sacramento Business Journal, highlights the importance of emergency response and how being in a union provides strength.
Ready for a voice on the job? Across the nation, public and private Emergency Medical Service professionals are uniting with AFSCME to have a voice on the job. Over 3,000 EMS professionals have recently joined AFSCME to elevate the profession and advocate for better emergency care. The numbers continue to grow. read more