WPEC Convention April 29, 2017
The 2017 WPEC Convention is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 at the United Way Building on Atwood Ave., Madison.
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Call to Convention Includes 1 constitutional amendment
Proposed Constitutional Amendments must be received by February 28. Please use the approved form and send to email@example.com.
The current consitution can be found under Membership/Key Documents.
Legislative Reference Bureau Overview of Agency Requests
Note: the yellow highlighting was done by WPEC
Summaries of the ACE Seminar on Self-Insurance (Health)
November 3, 2016 -- On September 26, The Association of Career Employees (ACE) held a seminar on the administration’s proposal for switching to self-insurance for state employee group health insurance. Below are some summaries written by attendees.
**New** Video of Sept. 26 Seminar
Members of Joint Committee on Finance
Our Health Insurance Changed to Self-Insurance?
September 7, 2016
There's a plan to change our group health insurance to a self-insurance model. This is a huge change and will affect active employees and retirees. It will also likely have a big impact on the health care market in Wisconsin.
Contact your legislator to request more public input. Two organizations, POWRS and ACE, have already written about some of the concerns. See their articles. ACE has also scheduled an information meeting on Monday, September 26.
Veterans Home at king
Aug. 31, 2016
“Jobs at King used to be sought after. There were waiting lists of people eager to work there. Now it is difficult to attract employees because the conditions have become so difficult while employee compensation has gone backwards because of Act 10,”
Labor 2016 voter outreach program
Our Labor 2016 voter outreach program is underway and union members are ready to educate and mobilize Wisconsin voters this election season. Around the state, the Wisconsin AFL-CIO is hosting phone banks and canvasses.
2016 Convention Results
2016 Labor Day Activities
Labor Day is September 5
Madison Area -- South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL) Laborfest '16. Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street.
Milwaukee Area -- FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Come celebrate Labor Day with those who created it: organized workers at the festival built with volunteers and donations. #LABORFESTMKE
Wausau Area -- Wausau Labor Day Parade starting at 4:00 pm at the corner of W. Wausau and 3rd Ave to Wausau Labor Temple, 318 S 3rd Ave. The parade will be honoring John Spiegelhoff, a true champion of Labor in Central Wisconsin and the Northwoods.