A Short History of AFSCME Local 3299 and A.F.S.C.M.E.
AFSCME 3299 has over 22,000 members at the University of California. Our union represents workers from every UC facility in the state, including the ten campuses, five medical centers, agricultural and marine research stations, and all other facilities that employ UC workers.
AFSCME is a big union -Local 3299 is part of a much larger union, called "A.F.S.C.M.E.," with nearly a million and a half members across the United States, and is one of the largest unions in the U.S. The letters in "A.F.S.C.M.E." stands for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.