If your credit card or bank information has changed, you can call (608) 662-1444 or (800) 362-7390 to get it updated. Extension 226 will get you an AFT-W staff person who is available weekdays until 3:30. Extension 227 will get you the WPEC office which is usually staffed on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday afternoons. If you have a new email address, home address or worksite information, you can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 26, 2016. The law that gutted civil service, Act 150, goes into effect on July 1, 2016. Here is a link to a set of FAQs about the changes.
Also, there will be a public hearing on the implementation of Act 150 on June 22 at 1:00 pm in Room 400 South Capitol.
Although it says public hearing only invited speakers will be able to talk. See the announcement here.
May 24, 2016. Here is a link to some documents about the civil service bill. Check out pages 83-89 in the document. This is the part from the Division of Personnel Management in DOA commenting on 2015 SB 285 (the bill that gutted civil service.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article which describes some of the concerns raised by state HR staff.
The May 2016 issue of The Union Voice, AFT-Wisconsin's newsletter, is now available. You can read individual articles below, or download the entire issue as a PDF file. If you would like to suggest a story for a future issue of The Union Voice, please contact AFT-Wisconsin Communications Director Aaron Bibb.