Author: Anne Wiberg

MAM Workers Present Bargaining Petition to Museum SLT

On July 22nd, 2021 a group of Milwaukee Art Museum staff delivered a “Say Yes” petition to members of the Art Museum’s Senior Leadership Team.  Over 80 current and former MAM staff signed the petition calling for MAM to take their workers’ bargaining priorities seriously. MAM workers deserve a fair contract now!  

CERTIFIED!

On Monday, Nov 23rd, 2020 the NLRB officially certified our Nov. 13th election results.    We could not be happier!   Solidarity Wins   Stronger Together   Courage is Contagious   CERTIFIED PDF    

Milwaukee Art Museum Workers Win Wall-to-Wall Union with the IAMAW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Alex Hoekstra, Directing Business Representative Cell: (920) 210-7754 Email: hoekalex@yahoo.com Date: November 14th, 2020   Milwaukee Art Museum Workers Win Wall-to-Wall Union with the IAMAW   Milwaukee, November 14th, 2020 –  On Friday, November 13th Milwaukee Art Museum workers overwhelmingly chose to have a voice at their workplace when they […]

Milwaukee Art Museum Seeks to Circumvent Union Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alex Hoekstra, Directing Business Representative  Cell: (920) 210-7754 Email: hoekalex@yahoo.com Date: October 22nd, 2020 Milwaukee, October 22nd, 2020 –  On October 20th, 2020, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) filed a request to review the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region 18’s Decision and Direction of Election in an attempt to circumvent […]

Your Vote Has Been Set!

CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR MAIL-IN VOTE HAS BEEN SET BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED OCTOBER 19th, 2020 BALLOTS MUST BE RETURNED TO NLRB REGIONAL OFFICE BY NOVEMBER 9th, 2020 AT 4:30 PM   ****** INSTRUCTIONS FOR VOTING BY MAIL WILL BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR BALLOT. BE SURE TO READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.  ****** THIS IS YOUR […]

Join The Wave Too!

MAM workers are not alone in their desire for a voice in how their institutions are run and in how workplace policies are crafted and carried out. The union effort at MAM is part of a larger wave of art museum organizing that is sweeping across the country. In addition to the many museums that […]

You Are The Union

By unionizing with the IAM, your voice and vote will be amplified at MAM.   We are a union where democracy is practiced and protected. As an IAM member, your participation makes a difference. ————————————————————— AS A MEMBER: You ELECT your Local Lodge Union Officers, Negotiating Committee, Stewards and International Union Leaders   You DECIDE […]

The Same Old Song and Dance

Every time workers try to unionize, employers do the same old song and dance.   Look for these tunes:   LETTERS HOME: All of a sudden, employers become very concerned about you and the welfare of your family.  They may begin sending letters to your home designed to be read by both you and your […]