Milwaukee Area Labor Council
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Milwaukee Area Labor Council MPS Board of Directors Endorsements

The Milwaukee Area Labor Council has nearly 100 affiliated local unions representing approximately 25,000 workers in the metro Milwaukee area.

By - Feb 11th, 2019 12:45 pm

The Committee on Political Education of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council has conducted interviews of candidates in the Spring Election for the Milwaukee Public Schools Board of Directors and forwarded recommendations to the full delegate assembly of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council.

Delegates from local unions in the building trades, the industrial, public, and service sectors voted in favor of endorsing the following:

MPS School Board Member at Large- Bob Peterson

MPS School Board District 1- Marva Herndon

MPS School Board District 2- Erika Siemsen

MPS School Board District 3- Sequanna Taylor

MPS School Board District 8- Megan O’Halloran

“Children are the future so a high quality public education system benefits us all,” said Pam Fendt, President of the Labor Council. “It’s clear that these five candidates are dedicated to public schools that benefit both students and staff.”

There is a Primary Election in MPS School Board District 8 on Tuesday, February 19th. The General Election will follow on Tuesday April 2nd. Voter readiness is essential. Be sure to have the correct form of identification, are registered to vote, know your polling location, and who is on your ballot. For more information, visit myvote.wi.gov.

The Milwaukee Area Labor Council has nearly 100 affiliated local unions representing approximately 25,000 workers in the metro Milwaukee area.

The mission of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council is to organize for economic and social justice in the workplace and community. We are the women and men of the labor movement. Visit us at milwaukeelabor.org

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