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Update Your Membership Information

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 wpec@aft-wisconsin.org.

Rally to Raise the Minimum Wage!

DATES:

     October 14, 2014 at the State Capitol, 5:30 pm.  Flyer.    

     October 29, 2014 on Campus, 4:00 pm.  Flyer.

Governor Walker says $7.25 an hour is a livable wage.  Article

Economists sign letter in support of raising minimum wage.  Article.

 

AFL-CIO Election Contacts

There is much at stake in this November’s election. To volunteer in the Wisconsin AFL-CIO’s voter contact and voter education program contact the Service Area Organizer in your area.   Also attached is a list of places where Get Out the Vote (GOTV) activities will be happening. 

Open Records/Open Meetings Laws

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will be conducting FREE seminars about the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law and Wisconsin Public Records Law. DOJ FREE seminars about the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law and Wisconsin Public Records Law. Department of Justice experts will explain key principles and discuss recent updates.  The in-person seminars are October 17 and 27; the webinars are on November 6See the brochure for more details.

 

Some Upcoming Events

August 26 - October 16:  The Wisconsin Alliance of Retired Americans will be holding a series of town hall meetings around the state to discuss "Protecting and Strengthening Retirement Security for All".  Meetings are scheduled for Appleton, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Platteville, Richland Center, Kaukauna, Neenah, Mineral Point, Reedsburg and Sturgeon Bay.  Click Here to see the schedule. 

Kaukauna Flyer

Neenah Flyer

Mineral Point Flyer

Reedsburg Flyer

October 13:  Senior Power Lunch.  Monday lunch from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee.  Honoring Mark Pocan, Jonette Arms, Bob Beglinger, Ken Greening, Bitsy Kippers, Harold King and Len Burynski.  Tickets are $75, with $55 as a donation to the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans. 

 

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