Workers’ Rights in Crisis

What’s the future for workers in Illinois and Iowa?

Join us as we host a workshop titled Workers’ Rights in Crisis led by the University of Iowa Labor Center.The date is Wednesday, February 15th from 5 to 8pm. Dinner is provided, so please RSVP if you can!

wokers-rights-in-crisis

25th Annual AFL-CIO Hall of Fame Banquet

Join us on Friday October 7th!

All of the information at our Banquet page!

https://quadcityfed.wordpress.com/afl-cio-hall-of-fame-banquet/1398876_10151768220282979_238231775_o

Labor Night at the Ballpark! June 17th

Labor Night Flier 2016-page-001Labor Night Flier 2016

Black Workers’ Conference – June 11th

QC Black Workers Conference flier (2)QC Black Workers Conference flier (2)-page-001.jpg

Live United – Labor United: T-Shirt Summer Fundraiser

The United Way of the Quad Cities Area is excited to offer a great opportunity to our local unions to both show your support for the partnership between the AFL-CIO & United Way as well as support our community impact work right here in the Quad Cities.
The “Live United/Labor United” t-shirts come in fluorescent green, safety orange, or navy blue, and are $15 each for any size. The shirts are USA Made and Union Printed. All proceeds will go directly to the United Way of the Quad Cities Area for our Community Impact investment work.
Please fill out the attached order form and let us know how many shirts you would like to purchase and we will take care of the order for your local and have the product shipped directly to you. Once the order is placed, we will submit an invoice to your local union that will be equal to the quantity of shirts requested x $15.
These “Live United/Labor United” t-shirts are ideal for parades, community service projects, the worksite, and just about anywhere else. Since they are quality USA made and union printed, these shirts will last a long time, too.
If your local is interested in ordering these shirts to support the United Way of the Quad Cities Area, all you need to do is fill out the information below and we’ll take it from there.
All orders must be submitted by July 1st and will shipped directly to your local union by mid-July.
Questions? Please call Joshua Schipp, AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison, at 309-738-6536 or email jschipp@unitedwayqc.org.

Shirt promo sheet

Shirt promo sheet-page-001Order Form-page-001

Hey Quad Cities, we need You… 2 Fight Hunger!

NALC Food Drive 2016

NALC Food Drive 2016.jpg

Upcoming Union Events | February & March

The Quad City Federation of Labor is hosting three upcoming events that may be of interest to you and your fellow union members, friends, and family. Flyers are attached for all three events with descriptions below. Please feel free to share this information at your union meetings, newsletters, email lists, and social media pages.

The Day After the Election: Turning Politics into Policy
Join us for an important conversation about how labor and community allies can and must turn the energy of political engagement into the reality of changing policy to help working families. Case studies from the city to state level of government will be highlighted.

 
Divided Congress and State Governments – How Can We Mobilize & Win for Workers at the Local Level?
 
What’s Working Where? Minimum Wage Increase,  Stopping Right-to-Work Ordinances, Fair Contracting, Ban the Box and more!
 
The Case for Coalitions – Labor Issues Are Community Issues!
A Free Labor & Community Education Course taught by staff from the University of Iowa Labor Center
Monday February 29th | 5-8pm
Free dinner served from 4:45-5:15
UFCW Local 431 Hall
2411 West Central Park Avenue | Davenport, IA
Please RSVP by emailing solidarity@quadcityfed.com or by calling 309-788-1303.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1657668921166563/

Day After the Election - Class Flyer

Quad City Federation of Labor Night at the Rink!

Come join union members and their families alongside friends and supporters of organized labor for a special Friday night game at the iWireless Center! Last year, over 1,300 tickets were sold for this special promotion!
Once again, the QC Mallards will be offering $10 tickets for active and retired union members and their family members. Don’t forget Friday’s are $1 beer and $1 hotdog nights!
Call Zac Wilken at 309-277-1384 for tickets!
Friday March 4th – 7pm – iWireless Center

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/809477005846342/

Union Night at the Mallards FB
Quad City Federation of Labor Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser!

Come join nearly 200 friends and family for a very fun and competitive game of trivia! This event keeps growing year after year and is a fun event for the whole family!
Friday March 18th
Doors open at 5:30pm and gameplay begins at 6:30pm. Teams of 8 are $80 and super mulligans are available for $10 and regular mulligans can be purchased for $1 each, maximum of 10.
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 25 Hall | 4600 46th Ave Rock Island
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Prizes! Please bring your own food and drinks!

Please RSVP by emailing solidarity@quadcityfed.com or by calling 309-788-1303.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1191995077496437/

2016 Trivia Night Fundraiser