July 11, 2017  -  Local 9 Membership Meeting
Motion made that going forward, all future requests received from local 9 standing committees should
include plans to use their committee funds to pay for milaege and daily expenses, before requesting
furthur support from the local. If a committee does not have sufficient funds to cover the entire milaege and daily
expense cost at the time of their request, then the local may cover the remaining portion of their request.

The board  reccomended that this request be granted was concurred in, and the motion
was approved at the July 11, 2017, membership meeting.
 
 
 

CHAIRPERSON
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PENNY SEIDNER

MEMBERS
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ORVILLE BEENE...RETIREE
MACK STRIBLING
PAT WEYER
Robert Huggler . Retiree
Marie Britt-Sharpe
Vincent Schmitt
Karl Lenowa

During the time our Committee has been together we have
worked on problems involving asbestos & tozic waste and
have set up indvidualized committee's within the plants.

The intent of our committee is to assist and inform members with
identifying and addressing Health & Safety problems
within the workplace.

All members of Local 9 are encouraged to contact the Committee
members from their own plant with their concerns about Safety
and Health problems in the plant.

Those interested in helping with Safety contact the Union Hall.

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WISCONSIN  WORKERS MEMORIALS

In April , the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who
have suffered and died on the job. As we remember those who have died in workplace
catastrophes, suffered diseases due to exposure to toxic substances or been injured because of
dangerous conditions, we rededicate ourselves to fight for safe workplaces.
For 10 years, workers and unions have been fighting for an ergonomics standard to prevent
repetitive strain injuries and back injuries. This year, we are closer than ever to winning these
protections. Last November, OSHA finally issued a proposed ergonomics rule. But some
employer groups and their Republican allies in Congress are waging a fierce campaign to block the
standard from becoming law. We must redouble our efforts to win this important fight.
For decades, unions have led the struggle for improved working conditions and dignity and respect
on the job. Unions have won laws and protections—such as the Occupational Safety and Health
Act and the federal Mine Safety and Health Act—that have made workplaces safer for all workers.
Union contracts have given workers a voice on the job. Across the country, hundreds of thousands
of workers are organizing into unions, and workers’ voices are becoming stronger and stronger.
On April 28, as we remember workers who have been killed and injured, we must renew our fight
for the living. We must organize and mobilize for safe jobs.
Workers Memorial Day, April 28

A final ergonomics standard to prevent
repetitive strain injuries and back
injuries.
An end to employer and congressional
attacks on workers’ safety and health
and workers’ rights.
The right of workers to organize and
join unions without employer
interference or intimidation.
Stronger safety and health protections
and enforcement.
Coverage for all workers under the job
safety law.
Stronger whistle-blower protections for
workers who report job hazards and
injuries.
Fair and timely compensation for
injured workers.
The right of workers and unions to
speak out for strong job safety laws and
to have a full voice in the legislative
and political process.
On this Workers Memorial Day, we call for:

         Bay View Martyrs Historical Marker
         E. Russell Ave. at S. Superior Street Milwaukee
         The Wisconsin Labor History Society placed this marker in honor of those killed
by the state militia in 1886 during a citywide strike for the eight-hour day.

         River Walk Park
         Marathon County Labor Council
         A tree (1993), stone plaque (1994), a flag (1995), a plaque (1996) and
a bench in memory of deceased workers. Labor Temple.

         Wisconsin Workers Memorial
         Zeidler Union Square Park

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