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 […]
The 126th Annual La Crosse Labor Day Parade, sponsored by the Western Wisconsin AFL-CIO, is scheduled for Monday, September 4th, 2017. Step-off will take place at 10:00 AM from the corner of Gillette and Kane Streets on the north side of La Crosse. Parade spectators should take note of a two block detour along this […]
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 […]
NALC Food Drive – Stamp Out Hunger Saturday, May 11th was the 21st annual Letter Carriers Food Drive. Letter carriers and volunteers gathered food which was donated to five local food pantries, including Hunger Task Force, New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Center, Onalaska Food Basket, The Salvation Army and WAFER. The Stamp Out Hunger event is a partnership […]
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