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THANK A UNION

If you have any of the following, you can thank a union. Weekends Paid vacation FMLA—Family and Medical Leave Act Paid sick leave Child labor laws Social Security Minimum wage 8-hour work day Overtime pay OSHA ---Occupational Safety and Health Administration Health care Dental Vision Collective bargaining Breaks Wrongful termination laws Age discrimination laws Raises in pay Sexual harassment laws American Disabilities Act Holiday pay Military leave Equal pay act Civil rights Workers’ compensation

MUELLER REPORT FINDINGS

Have you read the Mueller Report or the summaries? Here are some highlights: The Mueller Report did not exonerate Donald Trump. Mueller said: “If we had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the president clearly didn’t commit obstruction of justice, we would so state.” Mueller also said, “…while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it does not exonerate him.” Mueller’s Report did not indict Donald Trump because of a Justice Department policy that a sitting president cannot be indicted. Mueller hoped that Congress would continue the investigation. ...

CHILD POVERTY IN WISCONSIN

Wisconsin has made little progress in reducing child poverty over the last two years, in spite of Wisconsin’s growing economy and record low unemployment rate, according to a report released earlier this week.The eleventh annual Wisconsin Poverty Report shows that according to the Wisconsin Poverty Measure, Wisconsin’s child poverty rate in 2017 was 10.1%, virtually the same as it was in 2015.  While higher earnings by parents led to a reduction in child poverty from 2016 -- from 12.0% to 10.1% -- this was offset by increased work-related costs and medical expenses, and reductions in SNAP (FoodShare) and other benefits.“After more than ...

COME TO THE CHAUTAUQUA

Wisconsin United to Amend is hosting the first 21st Century Political Reform Chautauqua – and you are invited. The event begins Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 a.m. and ends on Sunday, September 8 at 2 p.m.It will be held at the Dunn County Historical Society,1820 Wakanda Street NortheastMenomonie, Wisconsin 54751 This is a statewide event for folks who understand that our Republic is Lost to the big money that controls our elections and a majority of our politicians. We the People have to Restore our Republic from this corrupt, big-money political systems. We hope this will be in the nature of the many Chautauq...