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Film: Divided We Fall

Madison DSA’s Labor Working Group will be hosting a viewing of the film, Divided We Fall, by Katherine Acosta. The first film to take a critical look at the 2011 Wisconsin Uprising, Divided We Fall traces the genesis of the historic capitol occupation and weeks-long protests from the perspective of graduate teaching assistants at the […]

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Event: Organizing Without Permission: Panel with UE 150

Madison Area DSA’s Labor Working Group will be hosting an online panel with workers from North Carolina Public Service Workers Union, (UE) Local 150 on Feb 1st, 2021 at 6:30pm. UE Local 150 is a public sector union in North Carolina, where collective bargaining in the public sector is illegal. Even without formal rights, the […]

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Draft Resolution for Unions to Demand Justice for George Floyd

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CHAPTER STATEMENT Labor

Help Co-op workers win their union!

Willy Street Co-op workers are currently trying to unionize their workplace. Co-op management is viciously anti-union, and the workers need all the support they can get to win the fight. Here’s what you can do right now: Print off the post image above. Take a selfie with it. Post your selfie on Facebook and send […]

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MADSA responds to Josh Kaul’s planned defense of Act 10

Recently elected as Attorney General, Democrat Josh Kaul indicated recently that he anticipates defending Act 10 in court, should a challenge emerge. Madison Area Democratic Socialists of America condemns this statement and any others that signal working people of Wisconsin to lower their expectations after electing supposedly friendly representatives. Scott Walker’s signing of Act 10 […]

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Statement of Support for Stone Creek Coffee Workers’ Union

Madison-Area Democratic Socialists of America (MADSA) supports workers at Stone Creek Coffee in their efforts to form a union and win representation with Teamsters Local 344. At the beginning of March, Stone Creek Coffee Workers’ Union (SCCWU) announced that they had filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board for a union representation election. […]

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Statement on Epic Systems Corp v Lewis Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Democratic Socialists of America – Madison Rebukes the Epic Systems Corp v Lewis Decision Madison, Wisconsin – May 21, 2018 – Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Epic Systems Corp v Lewis is a defeat for working Americans and a big win for large corporations. By ruling that employers can contractually obligate […]