For two decades, Hennepin County Medical Center environmental services worker Marlon Gaston has been making the hospital clean and safe for patients. Gaston, a Local 977 steward, is nearing retirement, and AFSCME believes he’s being discriminated against due to his age and union activity. This is his story.
Workers are organizing through unions and other organizations to improve their lives. Union representation provides a voice on the job and the opportunity to improve wages, benefits and working conditions.