Dakota County Library - Local 693



Welcome to the AFSCME Council 5 Local 693 web site. Local 693 represents members that work for the Dakota County Library System. If you are a member of Local 693 this web site was set up for you with updates and information concerning your Local, AFSCME Council 5 ,and AFSCME International.

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Keeping our children safe is job #1. Your free child ID kit should help your peace of mind.

Director’s Column – Stepping Up – October 15, 2016

With the November 8th election fast approaching, I’m asking you to BELIEVE. Not just in a particular candidate’s ability to bring real change to Minnesota, but to believe in our union’s collective power to make our state work even better.

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 Local 693 Membership Meeting

Friday - July 8th, 2016

Time: 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:  Burnhaven - Burnsville



Protect Your Pension! Read more >>>

On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that seeks to undermine our rights to negotiate for fair pay and benefits that sustain our families.

AFSCME International threw down the challenge: It dared locals to sign up 50,000 new members before its July convention. Members in Minnesota and across the country responded – big time.


AFSCME has a packed agenda. Here are some of the big issues we’ll be focusing on. Read more >>>

Bad boss barred from another attempt to decertify for a year Read more >>>

University workers stand together to demand livable wages and reasonable family leave policies Read more >>>

“Right to Work” on steroids hits Minnesota legislature

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