WTCS recertification elections overwhelmingly successful

Seventeen of this year’s 19 recertification elections in Wisconsin Technical College System locals were successful, according to results from the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC). Even in the two locals where the vote came up short, 50% of the unit members voted yes but the vote fell just short of the 52% required.

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Legislative Update – April 10

Budget hearings ‘up north’ next week … Democratic Budget Hearings on Saturday, April 22 … Proposal would increase funding for special education … Action Alert opposes “performance-based funding” for technical colleges … Democratic bill would require referendums on voucher school spending … Republicans to vote on Constitutional Convention

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Wisconsin technical college locals win all 9 recertification elections

WEAC Region 8, representing Wisconsin Technical College employees, has won all nine of its recertification elections. “Our success in these elections validates the need and want of educators and support staff to have a collective voice and for that voice to continue to be respected at our colleges,” said Megan Kuehl, Lakeshore Technical College faculty member and President of Region 8. “We’re not going away, and these elections simply prove that.”

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