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09.02.2014 | 48 days ago | Posted at 02:41 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 President Barack Obama spoke to an estimated 6,000 enthusiastic union members and their families at Milwaukee’s Laborfest yesterday.But they weren’t only enthusiastic about Obama’s appearance. And they’re not the only ones who support the agenda items he listed in his wide-ranging half-hour speech.You can say what you will about his poll numbers right now, but Obama’s fighting for the ...
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010

A Labor Day of love and community

Milwaukee’s Labor Day parade will include a labor of love, courtesy of Milwaukee Public Theatre (MPT). The second annual All-City People’s Parade will be part of the Sept. 6 Labor Day celebrations—and it’s all free, rain or shine. Jeffrey Holub, one of a dozen lead artists working with MPT, explains the origins of Milwaukee’s All-City People’s Parade. “We were inspired by the Minneapolis MayDay Parade...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008
I want to point out the connection between the spirit of unity and the spirit that brought about the union movement,” Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama told 15,000 labor supporters in Milwaukee on Monday. Obama said that he didn’t want to make a political speech at the same time Hurricane Gustav...
Monday, Sept. 1, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds - Noon

As always, the Milwaukee County Labor Council AFL-CIO goes all out in celebration of its favorite holiday, Labor Day, staging their parade through downtown Milwaukee at 11 a.m. and hosting a family-oriented gathering at the Summerfest grounds from noon to 5 p.m. With the election in full swing, there . . .

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