Local 8: Ramsey County

Local 8 comprises employees within five bargaining units covered by separate CONTRACTS in Ramsey County, Minnesota.

The units are

Assistant County Attorneys

General County

Professional Employees

Public Defenders

Public Health Registered Nurses

Megha Desai is a public defender in Multnomah County, Oregon. In a given week, she might work upwards of 60 hours. Right now, she has about 145 open cases.

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Fifty-one years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis to help rally the community around 1,300 AFSCME sanitation workers who had gone on strike.