Tag Archive: technical colleges

Apr 26

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.

Apr 11

WTCS recertification vote open through Noon April 25

Recertification voting for WTCS Locals is open through Noon April 25. The Union needs to receive YES votes from 51% of all eligible voters to win. Not voting counts the same as a “no” vote. Your colleagues need your support, so please vote YES. Click this link for instructions.

Apr 10

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