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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.

 Letter from AFT-W President to Governor.

Wisconsin Labor History 40th Annual Conference

Saturday Nov. 6, 2021, 9:00 am

American Postal Workers Union Hall, 417 N 3rd St., Milwaukee.

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2018 Classified Workforce Report

September 21, 2021:  DOA recentlly released the 2018 Classified Workforce and Affirmative Action Report.  To see the report click here

One trend cited by the DOA Secretary in her cover letter was that the rate of employees separating from state service for any reason other than retirement increased consisently over the last five years ...

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 17, 2021 – Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

View this FREE webinar from the comfort of your own home. Hear from:

David Stein, Chairman of SWIB Board of Trustees

Edwin Denson, Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer, SWIB
and John Voelker, Secretary of ETF.

For more details and to register, go to Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants (wicoa.org)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 -- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign's Virtual Gathering   

RSVP by Sunday, May 16 via link below.

Agenda

5:00 – 5:30 Welcome and a Year in Review

5:30 – 5:40 Bruce Murphy: Media Democracy -- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign and Media in Wisconsin

5:40 – 6:00 Keynote Speaker Rep. Francesca Hong: Democracy, Racial Equity, and Economic Justice

6:00 – 6:30 Q&A

For more details & RSVP, go to Wisconsin Democracy Campaign's Virtual Gathering 2021 - Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (wisdc.org)

 

Biennual Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans (WIARA) Convention

The VIRTUAL Biennial Convention of the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans has been scheduled for April 28th, 11:00am – 1:00pm.

To attend the Biennial Meeting on April 28, you'll need to register in advance on ZOOM.  See The flyer for details.  

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Proposed Bylaw Changes

Meeting with Representative Hong

April 3, 2021 -- WPEC Members recently met with Representative Hong. See the summary that WPEC and others created to give to her.  

Summary of Issues

Budget Input Sessions #1 (Joint Finance)

Joint Finance Committee Hearing Schedule - 2021

Friday, April 9:  Whitewater, UW-Whitewater, 800 W Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                            

Wednesday, April 21:  Rhinelander, The Hodag Dome, 665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI 54501.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                                              

Thursday, April 22:  Menomonie, UW-Stout, 712 Broadway St S, Menomonie, WI 54751. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                      

Wednesday, April 28:  Virtual.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Those wishing to testify must register in advance; more details to come.

AFL-CIO Flyer

Budget Input Sessions #2 (Governor Evers) - April 2021

Governor Evers’ Badger Bounceback Budget Live Sessions 2021

  • Economic Recovery & Opportunity: Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Accessible & Affordable Healthcare: Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Transportation & Infrastructure: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • What’s Best for Our Kids: Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Justice Reform & Marijuana Legalization: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 6 p.m. Register to attend here.
  • Climate Change & Our Environment: Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.  

AFL-CIO Flyer

Organizing Without Permission

Feb 1, 2021 at 6:30 CDT

Madison Area DSA’s Labor Working Group will be hosting an online panel with workers from North Carolina Public Service Workers Union, (UE) Local 150 on Feb 1st, 2021 at 6:30pm. UE Local 150 is a public sector union in North Carolina, where collective bargaining in the public sector is illegal. Even without formal rights, the union has organized thousands of state and city workers, and won major victories including a $15 minimum wage for full-time state employees.

For More Info:  http://bit.ly/ue150dsamadison

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