Time to write eulogy for unions? No way Is the labor movement dying because of Walker’s attacks or has the media jumped the gun? Reading the reports from some state media outlets, one might conclude it is time for labor to throw in the towel — give up, take a long walk on a short […]
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 […]