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Stephanie Bloomingdale

Stephanie Bloomingdale

Stephanie Bloomingdale is the president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO

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Unite Here Local 2 hotel workers protest for a fair contract at the Westin St Francis in San Francisco | Pixabay Photo

Resurgent labor movement empowers all workers

By: - September 4, 2022

This Labor Day, as we enjoy the day off that has become a cherished part of Americans’ late summer calendar, let’s take a moment to reflect on the history this holiday commemorates and the role our resurgent labor movement is playing going forward. By the late 1800’s, the Industrial Revolution had transformed society in both […]

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 02: A sign reading "Heroes work here" is shown outside MountainView Hospital during the continuing spread of the coronavirus across the United States (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Don’t force workers to risk their lives by prematurely lifting Safer at Home

By: - April 21, 2020

This past weekend we saw protesters defy health guidelines by gathering to demand an end to Governor Evers’ Safer at Home order. Though dangerously ill-advised, both the protest itself and policies it called for are predictable reactions to the ongoing shutdown. We all want life to get back to normal. We all want to get […]