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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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 weekday, 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. #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: Did you know that 13.6 percent of Black workers are covered by a collective bargaining agreement? #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. Sue Cahill
Rep. Phyllis Thede
Rep. Art Staed
Rep. Brian Meyer
Rep. Chris Hall
Rep. Liz Bennett
Rep. Eric Gjerde
Rep. Bob Kressig
Rep. John Forbes
Rep. Steve Hansen
Rep. Timi Brown-Powers
Rep. Tracy Ehlert
Rep. Monica Kurth
Rep. Amy Nielsen
Rep. Chuck Isenhart
Rod Sullivan, Johnson County Supervisor
Rush & Nicholson
Sen. Tony Bisignano
Sen. Joe Bolkcom
Sen. Nate Boulton
Sen. Claire Celsi
Sen. William A. Dotzler Jr.
Sen. Eric Giddens
Sen. Robert Hogg
Sen. Pam Jochum
Sen. Kevin Kinney
Sen. Jim Lykam
Sen. Liz Mathis
Sen. Janet Petersen
Sen. Herman C. Quirmbach
Sen. Amanda Ragan
Sen. Jackie Smith
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