More than 70 local youngsters participated in the 8th Annual La Crosse Area Take Kids Fishing Day at Chad Erickson Memorial Park on Sunday, June 2. A joint effort by the Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA), the free community event was aimed at introducing the next generation of anglers and conservationists […]
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8th Annual Kids Free Fishing Day – Sunday June 2nd, 2019 Note Venue Change for 2019: Chad Erickson Memorial Park in La Crosse For the eighth year, the Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO is teaming up with Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) Boots on the Ground conservation program to host the Annual Take Kids Fishing Day from 9 […]
The UFCW union family has been proud to help lead the development and stabilization of the emerging cannabis sector through their innovative Cannabis Workers Rising campaign, which has existed since 2010. The UFCW represents tens of thousands of cannabis workers across multiple states. UFCW members in the legal cannabis industry work in growing and cultivating […]
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Working People in La Crosse Honored Those Injured or Killed on the Job and Call for Change Local workers from various industries and occupations including; firefighters, public sector workers, transportation workers, and community members were joined by La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat, Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO President Tyler Tubbs, and Deb Marsolek (sister of a fallen […]
The union representing tens of thousands of striking Stop & Shop workers declared victory Sunday after it reached a tentative agreement with management to increase wages and preserve employee benefits that were under threat. “The people, united, will never be defeated. Thank you to the Stop & Shop workers for your sacrifices and all those […]
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The Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO is proud to again be a full partner in the Coulee Region’s annual “Stamp-Out-Hunger” food drive on May 11th. On May 11, as they deliver mail, members of NALC Branch 59 (Coulee Region letter carriers) will collect the donations that residents have left near their mail boxes. People are encouraged to […]
A Trump administration task force has issued recommendations for the partial privatization of the postal service, among their recommendations is eliminating collective bargaining rights over pay for postal employees, service cuts, increasing postal rates, and the privatization of components of the postal system. To assist our brothers and sisters in the postal service unions, we […]
The last year has been a whirlwind for the labor movement. There have been unexpectedly positive developments, like the forceful rise in teacher activism across the country, and negative ones, like the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME, which found that unions could no longer collect agency fees for bargaining from workers who do not pay membership […]
Labor Day Celebration and Parade The Labor Day Celebration involves a ten block family friendly parade, followed by a celebration with free games, face painting, and BINGO games. Soda, beer, brats, and snacks are available for purchase. The celebration is in honor of the hard working men and women in the region.
In La Crosse, AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison Dan Hanson left his position in 2012. After a great deal of discussion, the Great Rivers United Way decided to not fill that vacancy with a Liaison but rather to convert that position to a general United Way employee. The Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO Council has still maintained a relationship […]
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