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AFSCME Wisconsin is strongly opposed to proposed Republican legislation (LRB 4052 & 4827) designed to remove the freedom of local governments to manage workers the way they see fit.

AFSCME Retiree Subchapter 63 has worked with several of our allies to put together this forum on retirement security on Monday, December 11. This event marks the first time northwestern Wisconsinites will have an opportunity to hear from multiple candidates for Governor ahead of the 2018 election.

AFT Wisconsin stands with AFSCME in the fight for workers and veterans at the King Home for Veterans

Members will be receiving a letter in the mail shortly from American Income Life regarding a $4,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy. As a dues paying member, you are automatically covered under this AD&D policy at no cost to you. Please note that you do NOT have to return the card or meet with an American Income Life representative in order to be covered under this AD&D policy.

Last night, the UW Board of Regents agreed to begin the process of merging two-year campuses with four-year campuses.

AFSCME Wisconsin is pleased to hear UW System President Ray Cross talking about included staff in the planning of the merger process. However, with the details of the plan still murky and staff’s involvement unclear, there is much to learn before AFSCME Wisconsin can endorse such a plan.

AFSCME Wisconsin proudly represents workers in the University of Wisconsin System, and we join AFT-Wisconsin and AAUP in condemning the targeted attacks on public education that have continued over the last 7 years. It is disturbing and disappointing to see the trustees of public education continually underfund and undermine the organizations they are sworn to effectively run.

AFSCME Wisconsin proudly represents workers in the University of Wisconsin System, and we join AFT-Wisconsin and AAUP in condemning the targeted attacks on public education that have continued over the last 7 years. It is disturbing and disappointing to see the trustees of public education continually underfund and undermine the organizations they are sworn to effectively run.

The American Red Cross Receives Complaint Notice of Hearing From NLRB

NLRB has issued to The American Red Cross Badger-Hawkeye Region a Complaint and Notice of Hearing. AFSCME Locals 1558 and 1205 have been in negotiations with Red Cross for successors to contracts that expired in 2013 and 2015.

Executive Director Rick Badger was interviewed by WORT on the troubled management of the King Home for Veterans. 

Check out the full interview: 

https://www.facebook.com/AFSCME32/videos/1567131096668156/