5 results for author: Randy Radtke


WORKERS’ MEMORIAL CEREMONY APRIL 28

Every year on April 28th we remember those workers who died on the job.Please join the Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO Sunday April 28th for the Workers Memorial Ceremony to remember the workers killed on the job in Marathon County.Where: Workers’ Memorial Site (next to the Opportunity Inc site, formerly known as the VFW)388 River Drive Wausau, WI 54403Date: April 28th, 2019Time: 5:00 p.m.For information contact Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO @ 715-370-8908 or email marathonctylabor@gmail.com

REP. SPIROS, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?

REP. SPIROS, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?By Randy Radtke(Randy Radtke is President of Marathon County Labor Council, AFL-CIO)It comes as no surprise that after Governor Walker was rejected on the national level that he and his colleagues didn't waste time attacking Wisconsin workers, again. One of their most recent attacks is on the Workers' Compensation Act, a program that has worked well for over a 100 years. Workers' Compensation has worked well because both the employer and employee had a voice in the process.One of the co-sponsors to this bill is from Central WI's 86th Assembly District. Rep. John Spiros co-authored Assembly Bill 501, ...

A Citizen Remembers

A Citizen Remembers….by Randy RadtkeI remember a few things growing up.I remember my dad being able to raise our family on one income. Most people could raise their family on one income.  Some of their spouses chose to work but it wasn't necessary.When people did not agree totally with the government, they still knew government was needed for our country to function properly.We respected all teachers, both public and private.There was respect for each other no matter what occupation or point of view.We seemed more united. People seemed to know we were all in this togetherMany employees never paid a dime for their health ...

MEMORIAL DAY FOR WORKERS

(Memorial Day began as Decoration Day after the American Civil War to honor those fallen soldiers of the North. Later Memorial Day was expanded to include all military personnel who died in the service of their country. Memorial Day has expanded to include all dear ones who have died. On April 25, 2015 Memorial Day for Workers remembered people who died while in the workplace. Here is the speech given by Randy Radke.)MEMORIAL DAY FOR WORKERSBy Randy RadkeI would like to thank everyone who was able to join us today to remember our fallen sisters and brothers. Today—in cities, towns, union halls, at worksites and memorials, in community ...

Randy Radtke’s Speech to Wisconsin Jobs Now Workers Following the Strike

Wausau WI Labor TempleSeptember 4, 2014Let's give a round of applause for the workers going out on strike today, they are the real heroes. It shows that if we unite together, change will happen. There are many cities that have raised the minimum wage already because of this movement. Our own Jessy West recently won a judgment against Lee’s Famous Recipe as a result of the Wausau Fast Food Workers Strike back in May.Governor Scott Walker keeps talking about how anyone who needs a job can get a job. The problem with this is that workers often hold three – and if there were more hours in a day many of our people would work four – of the ...