Thursday, August 19, 2010

UW-Madison’s Institute for Discovery

Please Support Union Jobs

AFSCME Local 171, which represents blue collar, technical and security workers at the UW Madison, is fighting efforts to privatize jobs at the new Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), which is slated to open in December of this year.

We are asking you to contact your state representative and state senator and ask them to intervene and use their influence to persuade the WID not to contract out jobs that are normally performed by union workers. ...