Take the Region 6 Professional Development Survey

The members of the WEAC Region 6 Professional Development Committee ask, “What do YOU want to learn more about?” What professional development should WEAC Region 6 provide? The Wisconsin Legislature recently made sweepings changes in teacher licensure. PDPs and six credits every five years are things of the past. Therefore, Region 6 asks: What professional development should […]

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Stand Up to Support Dreamers in Region 6

Region 6 members and staff are working with Madison Teachers Inc.’s DACA Organizing Team to build local political pressure for the Dream Act. A letter composed by an MTI-represented teacher who is personally impacted by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) will be mailed to WEAC members who reside in Paul Ryan’s district. The intent of the […]

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See “Backpack Full of Cash” Nov. 2 and Nov. 9

“Backpack Full of Cash” is a new, critically acclaimed documentary about the harm and true costs of public school privatization, narrated by movie star Matt Damon. Through arrangements with the filmmakers, WEAC Region 6 is hosting two screenings of the film in November in Janesville and Monroe. There will be free beverages and snacks. The […]

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There is a Party at the Zoo and You’re Invited

The first annual Region 6 back-to-school party is Saturday, October 14, at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison. Region 6 is hosting a family day. All Region 6 members are invited to stop in under Region 6’s big tent from 10 a.m. to noon, for face painting and children’s activities, treats, door prizes, a scavenger […]

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I’m In! Project Rewards Region 6 Membership Organizers

Because a union’s strength is in its numbers, WEAC Region 6 has renewed the I’m In! Membership Recruitment Incentive project to reward Region 6 members who sign up potential members to the union. Research and experience show that potential union members are much more likely to join if they are approached face-to-face by someone they […]

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Tell Your Legislators to Vote NO on This Budget

Governor Walker’s 2017-2019 Budget bill passed the state Assembly yesterday and is expected to go to the state Senate for a vote tomorrow, September 15. As it currently stands, the budget contains many harmful proposals for students, educators and public schools. It is not too late to change the Budget and remove items that hurt […]

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Meet Up with Us on Labor Day in Madison and Janesville

All Region 6 members and their families are invited to join their colleagues and other fellow AFL-CIO members at the Labor Day celebrations in Madison and Janesville. Region 6 members will walk in the Labor Day parade in Janesville and in the annual Solidarity Roll Call in Madison on September 4. The Labor Day parade […]

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Meet Up with Region 6 on Labor Day in Madison and Janesville

All Region 6 members and their families are invited to join their colleagues and other fellow AFL-CIO members at the Labor Day celebrations in Madison and Janesville. Region 6 members will walk in the Labor Day parade in Janesville and in the annual Solidarity Roll Call in Madison on September 4. The Labor Day parade […]

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Region 6 Delegates Elect New President, Set Budget, Freeze Dues

On Saturday, May 20, the 42 delegates at the 2017 WEAC Region 6 Representative Assembly in Madison determined the region’s budget and membership dues for 2017-18, passed a new business item to institute a union leadership mentoring program, and elected a new Region 6 president, treasurer, and four zone representatives. WEAC Region 6, consisting of […]

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Region 6 Representative Assembly is May 20

At the first WEAC Region 6 Representative Assembly in May 2014, delegates voted on a constitution and set of bylaws that combined 5,000 members and local unions from four UniServ offices into one region. This year’s Region 6 RA will be Saturday, May 20, at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison. Contact your building representative, a […]

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