The Annual UWUA Local 304 Family Picnic is cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the occupancy policies created by it. It’s obvious that your union has been a bit distracted. We’ve lacked communication on issues important to our membership, even though, the E-Board has continued to represent your interests. Seems the 2020 curse has […]
Free College for Union Members and Their Families The Union Plus Free College Benefit, brought to you in partnership with AFSCME, can help you (and your family members) afford a college education without piling on thousands of dollars in student debt. What is The Union Plus Free College Benefit? Under an academic partnership with Eastern […]
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On the Anniversary of the AFL-CIO Merger, Listen to How It All Began On this day 65 years ago, the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the country’s two leading labor federations, joined together to consolidate working people’s goals and activism in pursuit of a better tomorrow. The AFL-CIO’s first president, George Meany, spoke to the new federation’s first convention in New York on Dec. 5, 1955. As we look forward to another year of fighting on behalf of the hopes and aspirations of working people, let’s take some time to look back at how it… [...]
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: IAFF Members Lead Campaign for Referendum to Hire Six New Firefighters Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. Members of the Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 3432 in the small city of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, led a campaign last month for a local referendum to increase the property tax levy to fund the hiring of six new firefighters. “Having six new firefighters/paramedics will enable… [...]
Strengthening Collective Bargaining Rights: In the States Roundup It's time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations on Twitter. Alaska AFL-CIO: Vic Fischer on what needs to happen now that the 2020 Election is over: "The next step? Finish the process of recalling Gov. Dunleavy and his divisive agenda."@recalldunleavy#recalldunleavy#akleg#akgovhttps://t.co/4e0WuV76xW— Alaska AFL-CIO (@AKAFLCIO) November 20, 2020 Arizona AFL-CIO: The Arizona AFL-CIO is preparing to organize constituency groups and would like to have your responses to the following survey: https://t.co/0vIZb3qWN6— Arizona… [...]