We have drafted a sample proclamation for you to submit to city, county, and state governments.

Encourage them to issue a proclamation recognizing September as Labor Union Appreciation Month!

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Tweets to Share

Click to Tweet: Unions have fought for workers’ rights since the beginning. It’s time we fight for them! Visit to learn more! #ThankAUnion 

Click to Tweet: We owe unions for the eight-hour workday, the two-day weekend, and plenty of other rights we all enjoy today. #ThankAUnion 

Click to Tweet: Between right-to-work laws and gutted collective bargaining rights, unions are facing more attacks than ever. That’s why we must stand for them! #ThankAUnion 

Click to Tweet: Women represented by unions earn an average of $212 more per week than women in non-union jobs. #ThankAUnion

Click to Tweet: Approximately 10.6 million of the 15.9 million workers covered by a union contract are women and/or people of color. #ThankAUnion 

Click to Tweet: Iowa workers deserve the right to organize without corporations getting in their way! That’s why this #SolidaritySeptember, I’m urging my members of Congress to pass the PRO Act. #ThankAUnion

AFSCME Council 61
AFSCME Area Local 3011
AFSCME Local 231
AFSCME Local 2656
AFSCME Local 3009
Common Good Iowa
Corridor Community Action Network
Focus on Rural America
Hawkeye Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Health Care for America Now Iowa
Hedberg & Boulton, P.C.
Indivisible Iowa
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1634
Iowa Alliance of Retired Americans
Iowa Citizen Action Network
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Iowa Democratic Party
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Iowa Main Streets and Country Roads
Iowa Postal Workers Union
Iowa State Education Association
Lower Drug Prices Now Iowa
One Iowa
One Voice Message & Media
Our Revolution Iowa
Paid Leave for All Iowa
Patty Judge, Former IA Lt. Governor and Cofounder of Focus on Rural America
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa
Progress Iowa
Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad
Rep. Jerome Amos Jr.
Rep. Austin Baeth
Rep. Sean Bagniewski
Rep. Timi Brown-Powers
Rep. Molly Buck
Rep. Sue Cahill
Rep. Jeff Cooling
Rep. Ken Croken
Rep. Tracy Ehlert
Rep. John Forbes
Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines
Rep. Eric Gjerde
Rep. Charles Isenhart
Rep. David Jacoby
Rep. Lindsay James
Rep. Kenan Judge
Rep. Jennifer Konfrst
Rep. Bob Kressig
Rep. Monica Kurth
Rep. Elinor Levin
Rep. Mary Madison
Rep. Heather Matson
Rep. Brian Meyer
Rep. Amy Nielsen
Rep. Rick Olson
Rep. Sami Scheetz
Rep. J.D. Scholten
Rep. Megan Srinivas
Rep. Art Staed
Rep. Sharon Steckman
Rep. Josh Turek
Rep. Beth Wessel-Kroeschell
Rep. Ross Wilburn
Rep. Elizabeth Wilson
Rep. Adam Zabner
Rod Sullivan, Johnson County Supervisor
Rush & Nicholson
Sen. Liz Bennett
Sen. Tony Bisignano
Sen. Nate Boulton
Sen. Claire Celsi
Sen. William A. Dotzler Jr.
Sen. Eric Giddens
Sen. Pam Jochum
Sen. Janet Petersen
Sen. Herman C. Quirmbach
Sen. Todd E. Taylor
Sen. Sarah Trone Garriott
Sen. Zach Wahls
SEIU Local 199
Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 263
South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Stacey Walker, Linn County Supervisor
Tax March Iowa
UAW Iowa State CAP Council
UFCW Local 431