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District Council No. 7 serves locals across the State of Wisconsin and in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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November 23rd - DC7 Newsletter - November 2021

Update from Jeff Mehrhoff I will start out by reporting on the recent General President's Advisory Committee meetings that I attended. The meetings were held over three days, and they laid out the agenda and direction of the new General Executive Board of the IUPAT. We received reports from each department in the International and heard from Liz Schuler, the new President of the AFL-CIO, and Sean McGarvey, the President of North American Building Trades Unions. President Schuler discussed a recent resurgence in the labor movement highlighted by all the strikes that are currently happening around the country. The business managers received a status update on the IUPAT pension, and the progress being made to ensure its financial stability. We reviewed upcoming Department of Labor...

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