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Information Center for Affiliate Staff

about the INFORMATION CENTER

The Research and Collective Bargaining Services Department houses AFSCME’s library, the Information Center, with staff research librarians and an extensive collection of resources available to help support  your information needs.

RESEARCH SERVICES

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Company Background Reports

Learn more about a private contractor bidding on members’ jobs.

News and Records Searches

Comprehensive searches of news sources and public records to help you learn more about individuals and organizations.

Issue Briefs

We can find and send you reports and background briefs on topics affecting union members.

Arbitrator Profiles

Need to pick an arbitrator from a panel? We can send you a report for select arbitrators including biographies and the history of their rulings for management and unions.

Information you can use

AFSCME FYI

The AFSCME FYI is an email newsletter sent out Monday - Friday. The newsletter covers AFSCME developments as well as major labor issues at the national, state, and local levels.

Search the Library Catalog

Use our catalog (COMING SOON!) to search the Information Center’s extensive collection of books, studies, and periodicals. Many of the entries include links to full-text documents.

QUESTIONS?

Affiliate staff can call 202-429-1079, email research@afscme.org 
to ask questions or request services from AFSCME’s research librarians.