Joyce Melchor Passes: Longtime AFGE 2876 president Joyce Melchor (left) passed away recently. She had just retired on December 31, 2014 after heading the local for decades; she had been at the Government Printing Office for 50 years and was a childhood friend of fellow GPO union leader -- and Metro Council Board member -- Fred Allen.
John Bonnage Passes: John Bonnage died January 26, 2015. He was a health and safety trainer for AFSCME for many years and was particularly noted for his work on HIV/AIDS Education and on the Business and Labor Responds to AIDS project of the Centers for Disease Control.Donations may be made in his name to National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. NPCF P.O. Box 1848 Longmont, CO 80502.