The Janurary General Membership Meeting will be held at the offices of AFSCME Council 57, 80 Swan Way, Oakland, CA.

5:30pm, Jan 19th - the location in the North Area was unavailable



AFSCME Local 444
General Membership Meeting Agenda
Thursday, Jan 19th, 2016, at 5:30 pm
80 Swan Way, Oakland, CA

  1. Roll
  2. Minutes
  3. Officers Report
    1. President’s Report
    2. Report of 1st and 2nd V.P.
    3. Chief Stewards Report
    4. Treasurer’s Report
    5. Other Officers Reports, Committee Reports and Reports of other meetings attended by the membership
    6. B.A.’s Final Report
  4. Old Business
    1. None
  5. New Business
    1. Any new business of the Union to be put forth to the Membership for consideration
  6. Members’ Forum
    1. Issues of Concern of the Members of the Local to Air
  7. Good and Welfare
  8. Adjournment


The AFSCME 444 negotiation team are actively meeting and developing proposals and negotiation tactics to deliver the best successor MOU in 2017 that we can provide for our membership. We intend to bargain jointly as a coalition with our sister local 2019 on common issues; significantly, wages, healthcare and retirement. We are actively meeting with their bargaining team to develop ground rules and identify areas of commonality. We will be meeting with the District in Janurary as well to determine bargaining ground rules between Management and the Unions.


The members of the 444 negotiation team are:

John Birceno, President and Chief Negotiator

Ruben Rodriguez, 1st VP

Tyrel Jackson, 2nd VP

Robert Lopez, Treasurer

Joe Pangelinan, Chief Steward

Eric Larsen, Member Relations Secretary

Dwight George, Executive Board at-large


The 2013-2017 MOU can be downloaded from the MOU tab on the left.


Fill out the contact form on the CONTACT PAGE to receive occasional updates from Local 444, and come to YOUR general membership meeting on the 3rd Thursday of every month to get involved with YOUR UNION - AFSCME local 444


The 444 website is now being updated by the Member Relations Secretary. Please be patient. You can provide feedback and/or suggestions by filling out the comment form on the contacts page. Thank you.

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