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Just in from IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson:
[Cover letter paraphrased here, all documents attached below. or view full communication online] The… latest monthly newsletter to keep members informed about the new presidential administration… Every day, President Biden recognizes the primacy of American workers, collective bargaining, and the labor movement. Whether he is expressing his support for a historic organizing campaign or appointing union members as key personnel in his administration, never before has a president been so public in their support of the values that the IBEW holds dear.
Three events this week:
The Working Class is going ALL OUT to pass the PRO Act.
Wisconsin workers will be holding one virtual event,
***Wednesday, July 21, 6:00 pm, virtual panel
and two in-person rallies to
Thank Senator Tammy Baldwin for her support of the PRO Act and
Call on Senator Ron Johnson to co-sponsor the PRO Act.
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act is the most transformative labor law reform in generations. It will
*Update federal labor law to empower workers exercising our freedom to join together in union.
*Rebalance our economy and correct our democracy to ensure more workers have a seat at the table. #PassthePROAct.
More local labor info here
Attend in-person PRO Act Events in the Madison area:
***Thursday, July 22, 6:00 – 7:00 pm,
PRO Act Event at Sen.… Read more... “PRO Act Week of Action, July 17 – 25”
Results, July 13 Special Election: Pete Adams, AD 37; and Kristen Morris, Dane Co. Board, District 19
9:56 pm, July 13
The candidates gave their best efforts.
Both Adams and Morris were defeated.
Results are posted on the County Clerks’ respective web sites.
IBEW 159 member, Pete Adams, is running for Assembly District 37. (Includes DeForest, Bristol/Sun Prairie, Ixonia, Waterloo, Watertown etc. See map at District 37 lin
For Dane County Board District 19, the Labor-endorsed candidate is Kristen Morris. (Sun Prairie area)
For voting info, www.MyVote.Wi.gov
To help with phone banks and literature drops, click here.
- This week: Support IAMAW 1406, On Strike against Federal Industries, in Belleville, Wi
- 6/20-6/28: Mass March and Rally for Driver’s Licenses and Citizenship, Madison
- 6/30: Rally for Justice, 2 pm, Hufcor, 2101 Kennedy Rd., Janesville
- Details for all events at www.scfl.org
- Scroll down for event flyers
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