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Columbus, Ohio - The AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Executive Board is pleased to announce the 40th annual AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Family Scholarships are now available.  The 2022 Women’s scholarship is named in honor of Ohio Council 8 leader Cheryl Keeler the men’s scholarship is named in honor of Ohio Council 8 leader Doug Moore.

Sanitation Workers, Cincinnati

2-year-old Ohio boy Quincy Kroner “became undone” upon meeting his heroes, Eddie Washington and Mark Davis, two Cincinnati sanitation workers, and AFSCME Ohio Council 8 members. 

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AFSCME Local 3088 President Dan Mapes is as pleased as anyone that Mansfield has finally emerged from years of fiscal emergency and has started replacing the city’s inventory of aging equipment.

But his members and many in the community are at odds with the city’s decision to ditch its decades old “buy American” policy. Mapes spoke out when three new Nissan vans showed up in the municipal garage.

March 9th, 2015


Ohio’s AFSCME members were well represented over the weekend in the group of demonstrators speaking out against “right to work” is wrong in West Virginia.

“Thousands of people came to the West Virginia Capitol building in Charleston on Saturday to hear from the leaders of America’s most prominent labor unions at a rally to protest against the agenda of the new Republican majority in the Legislature.

October, 27, 2014 

During the past several weeks, the United States has taken measures to protect the health and safety of its citizens against the threat of the Ebola virus. As health care workers treat existing cases and prevent the spread of the virus, it is vital that our medical centers are prepared with the proper protocols and training to safely and effectively battle this sickness.

October 27, 2014

Whether you are a member or someone who is just visiting our page, welcome to the new and improved website for AFSCME Council 8. The 41,000 members of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 8 in Ohio delivers vital services to the public each and every day. We make sure your drinking water is safe, your streets are plowed, your local firetrucks are ready for action, and so many other necessary services to keep your communities strong and vibrant.