Montana Council 9


AFSCME IVP Henry Nicholas knows the Charleston community well, having rallied workers and families in front of the Emanuel African Methodist Church during the historic 1969 strike by black workers at Medical College Hospital.


2015 AFSCME Council 9 Convention

AFSCME delegates....Have you made your room reservations???.....Returned your credential to Council 9???



We are pleased to announce that all active members now have additional benefits at NO COST TO YOU or your union. These benefits are jointly sponsored with American Income Life Insurance Company, a 100% union company servicing working families for more than 60 years.

American Income works with 629,799 AFSCME members from 381 locals and districts that are covered under no-cost AD&D policies.

Over $19,300,000 in life, health and no-cost AD&D benefits have been paid by AIL and NILICO to AFSCME members and their families

To register for your benefit package, please fill out the beneficiary card online at:

If you have any questions please contact American Income Public Relations:
Casey Cash 406-425-9424 or


2015 AFSCME Council 9 Conventions Call


It is time for the AFSCME Montana Council 9 Biennial convention.

The convention will be held June 17 - June 20 at Fairmont Hot Springs. Local presidents will be receiving information......or contact Council 9


Click on link above for  Scholarship Inforamtion and Application


Click on the link above for Scholarship information and Application


AFSCME Scholarship

AFSCME Family Scholarship

Looking for financial support for college? Each year the AFSCME Family Scholarship Program provides ten $2,000 scholarships to high school seniors that will be renewed for $2,000 each year for a maximum of four years, provided the student remains enrolled in a full-time course of study. The scholarship may be used for any field of study.


AFSCME Montana Council 9 is pleased to show their support for Montana higher education  by announcing the recipient of the 2012 Bram Edward Jensen Memorial Scholarship.  We are pleased to assist Sarah with $1000 to become a Griz!!!!




Dr. Martin Luther Kings last speech to AFSCME's Sanitation workers in Memphis

. The following day he was assisinated. We must, as AFSCME members remember our past.   Ask yourself or your most senior member...why do I belong to AFSCME?

Montana AFSCME Local 2176 President Cathy Huston receives her award for "Investigator of the Year"!!!!!! If she is as good an investigator as she is a Local President.......Then a well deserved award......


Convention Pictures posted..... click on Photo Album or find on FaceBook


President Saunders - Montana Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner....first labor leader to speak at the annual event


AFSCME Scholarships available


The AFSCME Highway Policy Committee is pleased to show their support for Montana higher education and AFSCME Union DOT workers by announcing the recipients of this year’s Highway Maintenance Scholarships in the amount of $500.00 each. The winners are Jocelyn Marie Dockter, St. Regis, and Ty Albert, Hardin.

AFSCME Council 9's newest members

Congratulations to Council 9's newest Locals !

 Ravalli County Detention Center, Hamilton

On June 14, Ravalli County Detention center employees voted for AFSCME representation.  The Local will include Adult and Juvenile Detention Officers.  AFSCME currently represents the Office of Public Defenders and Deptarmant of Transportation employees in Ravalli County.

Lake County Courthouse and Public Health Employees

On April 20, 2011, Lake County Courthouse/Public Health Employees said yes to AFSCME! We began an organizing campaign last November and after many meetings and conversations with many employees, we obtained the majority of support to allow us to begin bargaining these employees first collective bargaining agreement. Montana Council 9 currently represents five other Lake County locals including Dispatchers, Detention Officers, Sheriff Deputies, Solid WasteTransfer Station, and Road and Bridge; and we are excited for this 56 member growth in our AFSCME family.


2011 Council 9 Convention Photos

See pictures from AFSCME Council 9 2011 Convention


Congratulations to Sydne Huston as the recipient of the 2014 Bram Edward Jensen Memorial Scholarship!!


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