|Upper Peninsula Regional Labor Federation|
On behalf of the Marquette Alger Community Labor Council, AFL-CIO and the U.P. Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, we are pleased to invite you and your organization to participate in the 27th Annual Labor Day Festival! The theme for this year is “Bridging Generations of Labor”. Join us in Ishpeming on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016. The Festival will begin at 11:00 a.m. with a parade. Read more >>>
You know better than anyone that buying union-made products and services is a great way to stand in unity with our brothers and sisters. Thankfully, there is a clear option to do just that in the often crowded world of mobile carriers. With 45,000 workers represented by the Communications Workers of America, AT&T is the only national unionized wireless provider and is the clear choice for union members, their families and for the union staff working to promote their interests. Please help your locals demonstrate solidarity with their CWA brothers and sisters and enjoy discounts available to union members. Read more >>>
Inspired by a Woody Guthrie song, 1913 Massacre tells the story of a Michigan town broken by greed. The film follows musician Arlo Guthrie to the town of Calumet, a once-thriving mining town on Michigan's Upper Peninsula still haunted by the tragic events that inspired Woody Guthrie's ballad, '1913 Massacre.' 1913 Massacre captures the last living witnesses of the 1913 tragedy, reconstructs Calumet's past from individual memories, family legends and songs, and traces the legacy of the tragedy to the present day, when the town --out of work, out of money, out of luck -- struggles to survive. Read more >>>
TV6 Coverage of the 23rd Labor Day Festival in Ishpeming
Photos from Labor Day 2012
A Labor Day 2012 Photo Album has been added in the Photo Albums section. If you have photos you are willing to share and would like to see on the website please let us know.
Thank You for Helping to Make this Labor Day the Best Yet!
Speeches from President Barack Obama as well as former President Bill Clinton were just 2 of the powerful speakers at the 2012 conference. Visiting Rep Benishek's "office" and the luck we had stopping Rep. Benishek on the sidewalk was the most memorable experience some of the UAW retirees in our contingent ever had. See the videos and read the highlights. Read more >>>
Photo Album: We ARE the People - Workers United Rally, Wed, April 13th
In excess of 1100 workers, students, seniors and their families representing the 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan attended the We ARE the People Workers United Rally at the steps of the county courthouse in Marquette, Michigan.April 13th, 2011
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