Help make Wisconsin safe during the Corona virus threat. Support LTEs who don't have paid sick leave or health insurance. See the letter from AFT-W President Kim Kohlhaas to Governor Evers advocating for LTES.
These are the members you elected to represent you on the WPEC Executive Council. Executive Council terms are 2018-2020.
- Jeff Richter, President, email@example.com
- John Widdecombe, Member at-large, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jamie McCarville, Member at-large, email@example.com
- Ed Berry, Member at-large, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Wayne Mertens, Member at-large, email@example.com
- Mike Sadlier, District 8 (Retirees), firstname.lastname@example.org
Labor Notes Conference - April 17-19, 2020 in Chicago POSTPONED
The Labor Notes Conference will be very big this year and early bird registration closes Feb. 28th. If you would like to be on a list for local organizers who will be helping to coordinate transport, hotel rooms, etc., please click on this survey: https://forms.gle/qxn2jAcnJ8wcTddB9 .
Wisconsin Grassroots Festival – March 21, 2020 in Mazomanie
This event is to inform, engage, and inspire with thought-provoking speakers and breakout sessions. Come meet activists and organizations from around the state, and enjoy music, food and fun. For more information, including how to register, go to: https://allevents.in/mazomanie/12th-annual-wisconsin-grassroots-festival/1000092495593811
Wisconsin Labor History Society Conference – March 28, 2020 in Milwaukee CANCELLED
This conference will look at Wisconsin’s past and how to regain our State’s progressive traditions. Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, will be the keynote speaker. For more information, go to http://www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org/ Registration may be made online at www.wlhs2020.eventbrite.com.
Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants 2020 Conference – May 15, 2020 CANCELLED
The WICOA conference is scheduled for Friday, May 15 at the American Family Campus. In addition to the presentations on the Wisconsin Retirement System, Jay Heck of Common Cause in Wisconsin will be speaking on What’s Ahead for ending Partisan Gerrymandering in Wisconsin. This conference isn’t just for retirees. It is scheduled on a Friday, but it’s worth taking the time off to attend. For a copy of the agenda and a link to registration, go to https://www.wicoa.org/2020conference.php.
The UW School for Workers is holding a workshop on internal organizing on April 13 - 15, 2020. Topics include:
Strategies for membership engagement
Identifying and activating new activists
Creating internal structures to increase capacity
Developing collective strength.
For more information. If interest in attending, contact email@example.com.