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Public Employee Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week is May 4 – 10 this year, with  May 7 specifically dedicated to State Employees Recognition.  We are joining with other locals to offer some opportunities for members to participate in events to honor public service. 


Labor Day Activities Around the State

There are activities around the state celebrating labor and Labor Day.  See the List compiled by the Wisconsin AFL-CIO. 



The Rightwing Attack on Public Employee Pensions

July 24, 2013 by The Progressive

"The rightwing argument that public employees bankrupted Detroit is incredible on its face. But it is part of an ominous national push to raid pensions, give away tax dollars to corporations, and impose austerity on regular working people."   

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In the Public Interest

“We are privatizing ourselves into one disaster after another. We’ve privatized a lot of what our military is doing. We’ve privatized a lot of what our intelligence agencies are doing. We’ve privatized our very prison system in many parts of the country. We’re privatizing the health system within those prisons. And it’s not working well.”