Milwaukee Art Museum Workers Vote ‘Union Yes’ to Join Machinists Union

Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, released the following statement welcoming the newest members of the Wisconsin labor movement as 141 workers at the Milwaukee Art Museum vote to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 66. The new Machinists Union members work in every capacity at the Milwaukee Art Museum including Visitor Services, Food and Beverage, Education & Programs, Information Systems, Facilities and more.

“Congratulations to Wisconsin’s newest union members, the workers at the Milwaukee Art Museum, who voted overwhelmingly to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Local Lodge 66,” said Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO. “I am proud to welcome you all to the Wisconsin labor movement. I am inspired by the momentum of new union organizing during this challenging year for working people. Together in union, you have claimed your seat at the table. Your voices will be heard and respected as you work to make positive change in your workplace and in our community through the collective bargaining process.”