[Excerpt] In December 1985 the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) was certified as the bargaining agent for more than 11,000 State of Ohio clerical employees. This victory followed a string of similar successes: 1981, Florida, 23,000, and Connecticut, 7,500; 1983, California university clericals, 19,500; 1984, Iowa, 6,000.
Lynch, Roberta and Bayer, Henry
"AFSCME's Success with Public Sector Clericals,"
Labor Research Review:
8, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss8/3