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Spring 2020 COPE Candidate Endorsements

150 local candidates have been endorsed in addition to the State Supreme Court endorsement by the WI AFL-CIO. 

Voting Information

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7th Annual MTI Cares Bowl-A-Thon

Sunday, April 19, 2020

12 - 3 pm

Village Lanes in Monona

(208 Owen Road)

MTI Cares is raising money for a charity called Food 4 Thought Initiative.  They work with students and families in Dane County to help alleviate food insecurity.  They run food pantries in five schools and a program called Thea’s Table that helps feed families over the weekend; most who are homeless.  

There Is Power in a Union

A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that not only do union workers earn more on average than their nonunion counterparts, but that unions have represented since the 1930s a disproportionately high percentage of low-income and minority workers.  This contradicts the often-commonly held myth that unions represent primarily the skilled and higher paid workers.

Honoring Fallen Workers with Action

By U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin

As I write this, I’m on the road heading back from meeting some incredible and inspirational Wisconsin workers and first responders a day after the deeply frightening and shocking explosion at the oil refinery in Superior.

The explosion and fire injured 20 workers, but we’re incredibly lucky that no lives were lost that day.

As the smoke continued to billow and hang over the entire city, it served as a sober reminder of the dangers faced every day by Wisconsin workers and the bravery of our first responders.

More Than 10,000 Working People Join Together in Unions in One Week

In one April week alone, more than 10,000 working people chose to join together in unions for the freedom to negotiate a fair return on their hard work. From flight attendants to graduate students, each day more working people are gaining the power to change an economy rigged against us.

Here are some of the latest victories for working people who, through their unions, are improving their lives...

Why Not You?

It’s time for workers to run for office. Someone like you would be best.

Why? Because the culture wars are soon going to wrap up and we are going to need some common sense candidates with a track record of good judgment, friendliness, hard work, and community participation.

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