The Employee Free Choice Act Will Restore Workers Freedom to Join a Union and Bargain for A Better Life
On June 24 at noon in Stevens Point and on June 26 at noon in Sheboygan, local Wisconsin workers will hold grassroots events in support of the Employee Free Choice Act, which will restore workers' freedom to join a union and bargain for a better life.
With the Wisconsin economy in turmoil, passing the Employee Free Choice Act is crucial to rebuilding the middle class. It will allow workers to have a voice at work and to bargain collectively for higher wages, benefits, and job security. The bill would allow workers to join a union through majority sign up and take away the right of corporations to demand a ballot election, giving the choice of majority sign-up or an election to the workers.
Local workers will discuss the financial outlook for their communities and write letters to Sen. Herb Kohl, thanking him for his continued support of the Employee Free Choice Act.
Who: David Newby, President of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
Sara Rogers, Executive Vice President of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
Ron Mueller, President of the Sheboygan County Labor Council
Joe Wanta, President of the Stevens Point - Portage County Labor Council Workers, Retirees and Community Members
What: Working Lunch in support of the Employee Free Choice Act
When: Wednesday, June 24 at Noon in Stevens Point Friday, June 26 at Noon in Sheboygan
Where: Portage County Public Library, Prairie Room 1001 Main Street, Stevens Point, WI
Sheboygan Building Trades Hall
1104 Wisconsin Ave., Sheboygan WI
Visuals: Workers writing letters, worker spokespersons, colorful union signs.