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AFT members are taking Navient to court

A class-action suit filed in federal court sets out serious allegations that student loan servicer Navient has misled borrowers in public service professions from accessing a loan forgiveness program to boost its own profits. The landmark complaint, which seeks millions in damages and class-wide injunctive relief, details a spate of systematic misrepresentations, untruths and misdirection pedaled by Navient to stop borrowers from enrolling in Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a 10-year payoff plan administered by rival servicer FedLoan.

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WPEC is 25 Years Old

On July 16 and 17, 1993, WPEC held its Constitutional Convention at the UW-Madison Memorial Union.   

The Early Newsletters

     May 1993

     Dec 1993

Preparing for our First Bargain

    Letter from President, July 1993

Early Recruiting Flyers

     Money Flyer

After Janus, we’re in it to win it

In a decision that surprised no one, the U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 ruled against working people and in favor of billionaires and corporate interests in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, holding that requiring fair-share fees in public sector workplaces violates the First Amendment of the Constitution.

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Wisconsin Green Fire

  WGF President Terry Daulton

Wisconsin's Green Fire (WGF) was established in 2017 in response to recent events at the state and national level that threaten to undermine the use of science in the development of natural resource and environmental policy.  WGF membership seeks to restore Wisconsin's reputation as a national leader in conservation, protection of the environment and dedicated stewardship of land, waters and wildlife. 

WGF is a non-partisan and independent proponent of the need to apply science-based principles to the review and consideration of natural resource and environmental policy.  WGF's members include retired and senior natural resource professionals, communicators and educators who together share more than 25 centuries of professional experience.  WGF's primary tools include technical review of proposed legislation and development of issue papers, presentations and other outreach tools discussing potential positive and negative consequences of these proposals to public health, natural resources, and the environment. 

SCFL Scholarships 2018

May 3, 2018 -- The South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL) is offering some scholarships for the children of members who live or work in the south central region.  See the flyers below for more details.  All applications must be received or postmarked no later than Friday, June 29, 2018.  

Scholarship Instructions

Scholarship Application

 

New Executive Council, 2018 - 2020

May 1, 2018 -- A new Executive Council was elected at WPEC's annual convention on April 21, 2018.  

Jeff Richter, President

Dave Teske, Recording Secretary

John Widdecombe, Member at-large

Jamie McCarville, Member at-large

Ed Berry, Member at-large

Wayne Mertens, Member at-large

 

WCOA Annual Meeting

May 2, 2018 -- The Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants (WCOA) will hold its annual conference on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the American Family Center, Building A, 6000 American Family Parkway, Madison.  Speakers will include Rick Smirl, the new Executive Director of SWIB, Robert Conlin, Secretary of ETF and Jeffrey Matthias of Madison Investments.  Former Governor Martin Schreiber will give a presentation on lessons learned during his 10 year journey as a caretaker for someone with Alzheimer's.  

All WRS annuitants and active members are invited.  

WCOA Flyer

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