|AFSCME District Council 48|
AFSCME International has just released a new video explaining why the whole "spending vs. revenue" debate in Washington is largely meaningless. Conservatives in Congress are constantly talking about the need to cut federal spending, so we found it for them: all the money we spend on special interest tax breaks for corporations. Read more >>>
Legislators reviewing Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal will soon reach an important fork in the road. They can either take the low road and rubber stamp the governor’s $35 million cut to early childhood education -- or they can do the right thing for children and reject the governor’s cut. Read more >>>
Are you a current or retired member of an AFL-CIO union? Have a child entering college? He or she ought to consider applying for a 2013 Dreams of Jobs and Freedom Scholarship. Read more >>>
The roads you took to work this morning. The clean and safe water that you brushed your teeth with. The bus that picked your kids up for school.
Our taxes make all of these public services — and so much more — possible. They make our communities possible. And we're proud to invest in our common good.
On April 2, AFSCME members showed that we still pack a punch. Read more >>>
This, you know: Elections matter. Voting matters. Talking to neighbors, friends and colleagues about what matters — that matters. As you also know, there are a number of critical races this spring election season — some of them local, two of them statewide. Read more >>>
It took time and perseverance, but all back-pay issues related to the Milwaukee County furlough day deal have been resolved. Read more >>>
After four months at the bargaining table, members of Local 587 earlier this month reached a tentative agreement on a one-year contract with Milwaukee Area Technical College. Read more >>>
The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO recently weighed in on the federal appeals court decision that upheld Act 10. Read more >>>
Milwaukee District Council 48's Executive Board has set the schedule for their 2013 meetings. In general (with occasional exceptions), the Board meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, with a starting time ot 5:30 p.m.
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