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Working people are being infected at work and dying from COVID-19 in every sector.

(April 6, 2021 MILWAUKEE, WI) – President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO Stephanie Bloomingdale released the followi

(March 9, 2021, MILWAUKEE, WI) – Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, released the following statement as the House passes the Prot

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Join us for a special event on Thursday, April 29, at 3:00 p.m. on Zoom with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, labor economist and professor Gordon Lafer, workers involved in new organizing including Colectivo Coffee, and WI AFL-CIO President Stephanie Bloomingdale.

Wisconsin union members are making our voices heard for a pro-worker budget at budget hearings hosted by the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee (JFC) and at Badger Bounceback Live sessions held by Governor Evers. Wisconsinites deserve a budget that supports working people through the pandemic and lays the foundation for a more prosperous future for all.

Lisa Pedersen of Revere, Massachusetts, has been a United Steelworkers (USW) member for 34 years. As “the first girl in [her] area” when she started as a gas leak investigator and repair person for the National Grid, Pedersen is used to being a leader. She is now a “working leader” at the National Grid, and her union loyalty and leadership instincts have particularly shone during the past couple of years.

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The Protecting the Right to Organize Act passed the House on March 9 with bipartisan support, and President Biden has repeatedly urged Congress to send it to his desk. The Senate is the final obstacle.

Two pieces of legislation will take an important step toward fixing our unjust immigration system by providing permanent protections to vital members of our communities and our unions. Call your senators and urge them to support the Dream Act (S. 264) and the SECURE Act (S. 306) today.