AFSCME Local 171

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Upcoming Meetings

Executive Board Meeting
Monday, January 13, 6:30 PM
Local 171 Office (Labor Temple)

Stewards Meeting
Monday, January 6, 6:30 PM
Local 171 Office (Labor Temple)

Membership Meeting
Wednesday, January 8, 7 PM
Madison Labor Temple


July 2014


Record Attendance at Indiana-Kentucky Union Leadership Academy
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:29:31 -0500
Outsourcing Fight Involves Community
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:21:00 -0500

Who We Are
AFSCME Local 171 represents blue collar, technical and security employees at UW-Madison, UW-System, UW-Extension, UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, and UW-Rock County. We negotiate campus working conditions and represent people who have a grievance with management. Local 171 is one of 56 locals in the Wisconsin State Employees Union (WSEU), which is part of the American Federation of State, County, Municipal Employees.

Important Announcements

Nominations Notice for Local 171 Leadership positions
The following nominations will occur at the January 8, 2014 membership meeting, 7 pm, at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park St.

(Las siguientes nominaciones ocurrirán en la reunión de la membresía del 8 de enero de 2014, 7 pm, en el Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park St.)

Executive Board member/ Miembro de la Mesa Ejecutiva
(3-year term / periodo de 3 años)

Trustee/ Fideicomisario
(3-year term / periodo de 3 años)

Nominations will also be accepted in writing until January 8. Elections will be held February 12, 2014

(Las nominaciones también se aceptarán por escrito hasta el 8 de enero de 2014. Las elecciones tendrán lugar el 12 de febrero de 2014.)

HR Design Delayed
An amendment to the state budget has delayed the implementation of components of HR Design that require statutory changes, originally scheduled for July 1, 2013, until July 1, 2015. Project leaders will discuss the next steps for the project and address questions from the audience.

Read the University Personnel System FAQ/Discussion/Info. Sheet here.

New UW-Madison personnel policies use Gov. Walker's 'tools' against employees