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SCFL Scholarships for 2015

The South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL) has announced their application process for scholarship for 2015-16.  The application deadline is June 26, 2015

Cover Letter

Scholarship Rules

Application Form

"Right to Work" (for Less) Group Formed

December 3, 2014 -- "Koch-tied Group Pushes New Union Busting Bill in Wisconsin" (from

Read the article.

Bill to Create a Private Sector WRS

Senator Hansen (D - Green Bay) introduced a bill, 2013 SB 611, on February 17, 2014 to create a private-sector version of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). 

To see the bill, click here

Celebration of Alan Goldberg

Former member and retiree Alan Goldberg died on July 30, 2014.   Alan worked at DOT and UW-Madison. 

A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Lussier Family Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Road, Madison WI. Comfortable and casual attire is requested.

A visitation and refreshments will start at 1:00 PM and remarks and memories will take place at 2:00 PM.



Labor Day 2014

Activities Around the State

For more details, click on the specific event.

Eau Claire:  10:30 a.m. Solidarity Walk, 11:00 a.m. Rally.  Noon - 3:00 pm, Picnic and Prizes at Phoenix Park. 

Fond du Lac:  Labor Day Parade and Picnic at Lakeside Park on Oven Island.  Parade begins at 11:00 am. Picnic runs 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Fox Valley Labor Day Parade:  10 am parade, Milwaukee st. Menasha.  11:00 am - 3:00 pm celebration Neenah Labor Temple, 157 S. Green Bay Rd., Neenah.  

Green Bay:  Labor Day Family Picnic 11:00 am to 4:30 pm at Bay Beach Shelter #2.

Janesville:  Sunday, August 31, from 7:00 am - 11:00 pm.  Laborfest at 1795 Lafayette St. 

Kenosha:  Laborfest at 91st St. & 22nd Ave. from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

La Crosse:  LaborFest Parade at 10:00 am.  Celebration to follow at Copeland Park. 

Milwaukee LaborFest:  Laborfest Parade and Picnic at Summerfest Grounds. 

Marinette/Menominee:  Noon to 5:00 pm, picnic at Marinette City Park. 

Oshkosh:  Labor Day Picnic and Car Show at South Park in Oshkosh. 

South Central Wisconsin (SCFL):  (Madison area)

Racine:  Laborfest, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Franksville Park.

Wausau Labor Day Parade:  Labor Day Parade, 4:00 pm. 

Market/Parity Adjustments in the 2013-2015 Comp Plan

The market/parity adjustments are in section L of the 2013-2015 Compensation Plan. Some of the adjustments are discretionary.  However, "Criteria for distribution of these adjustments will be applied in a uniform manner throught the agency or employing unit". 

We asked some agencies for copies of the criteria they will be using.  Specifically, we said: