2014 Scholarship Opportunities

It's almost spring, when a young person's fancy turns towards dreams of scholarships.  Here are a few union scholarships available to member families from AFT national, AFT-Wisconsin and the South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL)  .  Click Here.

 

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A hand up is not a handout

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.

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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. 

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Exciting Leadership Training Opportunity!

Want to learn how to build a more powerful local union and become a more effective union activist? Take advantage of the special AFT Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) training opportunity in St. Louis on April 5-6. The day-and-a-half-long event includes courses such as Managing with Labor’s Values; Training Worksite Leaders; Union-Management Partnerships; Being the Public Face of Your Union; The Common Core: What, When, Where and How; Engaging Our Members through Activism and Better Communications; and Researching Your Employer’s World and How to Use the Information for Good. For more information contact the AFT’s Union Leadership Institute at 202-879-4497. 

Download the flier.  | Register here.

Steward Training

 

SEE FLYER & REGSTRATION FORM

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.

 

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