4 results for author: Phil Neuenfeldt


Protect Workers

We are calling on politicians in Madison to immediately take up a number of pro-worker bills designed to boost wages, promote pay equity, ensure fair scheduling and protect retirement security.The Legislature should hold an immediate vote on bills that protect Wisconsin’s workers and move our working families forward. A number bills, outlined below, that support and uplift working families have languished in committees since their introduction. Now is the time for these bills to receive a vote.The Fair Scheduling Act (AB 866)Authors: Rep. Hebl (D-Sun Prairie) and Sen. Hansen (D-Green Bay)This bill addresses the havoc wreaked by ...

Protect Workers

We are calling on politicians in Madison to immediately take up a number of pro-worker bills designed to boost wages, promote pay equity, ensure fair scheduling and protect retirement security.The Legislature should hold an immediate vote on bills that protect Wisconsin’s workers and move our working families forward. A number bills, outlined below, that support and uplift working families have languished in committees since their introduction. Now is the time for these bills to receive a vote.The Fair Scheduling Act (AB 866)Authors: Rep. Hebl (D-Sun Prairie) and Sen. Hansen (D-Green Bay)This bill addresses the havoc wreaked by ...

WORKING PEOPLE’S DAY OF ACTION

Saturday, February 24, in cities across the country, thousands will unite to demand an end to an economy that’s rigged in favor of the wealthy and most powerful.The Working People’s Day of Action is about demanding an end to the rigged economy and defending our freedoms. On February 24, we will stand up for the freedom of working people to come together and fight for decent and equitable pay for our work, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us.Join us for a Rally in Madison on Saturday, February 24 at 1 PM - 3 PM at Capitol Square in Madison, Wisconsin.Wealthy special interests, ...

FOXCONN DEAL MUST RESPECT WORKER FREEDOM

(Phil Neuenfeldt is president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO. You can read more labor news at www.facebook.com/UnionLaborNews.You find more labor news at www.scfl.orgKevin Gundlach is president of the South Central Federation of Labor. The SCFL is an umbrella organization, consisting of 100 private and public sector unions representing thousands of workers in south central and south west Wisconsin.)As Wisconsin shells out $3 billion to subsidize the private corporation of Foxconn, legislators will hand over an incentive package that is both the largest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in the U.S.Governor Walker and the ...