May 1, 2018 -- A new Executive Council was elected at WPEC's annual convention on April 21, 2018.
Jeff Richter, President
Dave Teske, Recording Secretary
John Widdecombe, Member at-large
Jamie McCarville, Member at-large
Ed Berry, Member at-large
Wayne Mertens, Member at-large
May 2, 2018 -- The Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants (WCOA) will hold its annual conference on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the American Family Center, Building A, 6000 American Family Parkway, Madison. Speakers will include Rick Smirl, the new Executive Director of SWIB, Robert Conlin, Secretary of ETF and Jeffrey Matthias of Madison Investments. Former Governor Martin Schreiber will give a presentation on lessons learned during his 10 year journey as a caretaker for someone with Alzheimer's.
All WRS annuitants and active members are invited.
What is the Janus Case (aka Janus vs AFSCME)?
The Nov. 7 election results were a clear and overwhelming rebuke of the fearmongering and race-baiting that embodies Trumpism, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.
Responding to the water crisis in Puerto Rico, the AFT; Operation Blessing International; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; and the Hispanic Federation launched Operation Agua to crowdsource contributions and provide a reliable source of safe drinking water to families across Puerto Rico.