2013 Annual Report on Contracting Services

January 27, 2014 -- The Department of Administration finally released the annual report on contracting services. The report is required by s. 16.705 (8) and was due by October 15, 2013.

DOA reported $418.9 million in spending by state agencies during SFY 13 and $126.4 million in spending by the University.  It’s important to note that the report does NOT include some types of contractual services, most notably for building and road construction. 

See Report


Steward Training



Madison - Saturday, February 1, 2014

     9:00 am - 4:00 pm

     AFSCME Headquarters, 8033 Excelsior Drive

Milwaukee -- Saturday, February 15, 2014

     9:00 am - 4:00 pm

     Yatchak Hall, Milwaukee County Labor Council, 633 S. Hawley Rd.



The Rightwing Attack on Public Employee Pensions

July 24, 2013 by The Progressive

"The rightwing argument that public employees bankrupted Detroit is incredible on its face. But it is part of an ominous national push to raid pensions, give away tax dollars to corporations, and impose austerity on regular working people."   

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