Events

Local 243 members help with highway clean-up

November 26, 2012

As one of the union’s new Social Committee’s first actions, a small group of Local 243 volunteers gathered during October’s Convocation to help clean up along a stretch of highway close to the college. Participation in the Adopt-a-Highway program through the Wisconsin Department of Transportation was started last year by the PSRP Chapter, and the […]

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Support the Walmart workers when they walk off the job on Black Friday (November 23, 2012)

November 20, 2012

Get Up, Stand Up, Early on Black Friday! Black Friday Action at Monona Walmart (2151 Royal Avenue, Monona on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Where David meets Goliath! FROM South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL): Across the nation, in unprecedented actions and with the courage of a very human David […]

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The University Theatre stages “The Cradle Will Rock,” a gutsy depression-era musical with a pro-union theme

November 14, 2012

Based on the national recognition Madison received during the 2010 protests at our State Capitol, “no other city in the country seems more appropriate than Madison to stage ‘The Cradle Will Rock,’” says Michele Traband of the University Theatre. “The gutsy depression-era musical has a pro-union theme and is a timely offering for area theatre […]

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Stand with Palermo Strikers Saturday at the grand opening of the Costco Store in Sun Prairie

November 14, 2012

Join the Palermo Workers Union, now in the sixth month of their strike for union recognition, and call on Costco to join the nationwide boycott of union-busting Palermo’s Pizza! There will be an informational picket from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Costco Wholesale store at 2850 Hoepker Road […]

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Free screening and discussion of “Harvest of Loneliness” at the Madison Labor Temple Saturday

November 1, 2012

The South Central Federation of Labor (SCFL) and the UW School for Workers (University of Wisconsin -Extension) are hosting a dinner and free screening of the documentary film “Harvest of Loneliness: The Bracero Program” at on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 South Park Street. Mexican food and beverages will be […]

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Local 243 members invited to participate in a workshop on developing consent bargaining relationships

November 1, 2012

Members of Local 243 are invited to join union activists from other AFT locals to develop the skills needed to move forward in a post-Act 10 world by participating in a two-part workshop led by Dr. Stephen Finner, a higher education union consultant, that will be held at the MATC-Madison Downtown Campus on November 16-17, […]

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