Proclamation

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!

If you would like assistance with this, please contact info@progressiowa.org.

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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

Unions have fought for workers’ rights since the beginning. #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 16.3 million workers covered by a union contract are women and/or people of color. #ThankAUnion Click to tweet

14.5 percent of Black workers age 18 to 64 are covered by a collective bargaining agreement. #ThankAUnion Click to tweet

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Indivisible Iowa
Interfaith Alliance of Iowa
Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans
Iowa Citizen Action Network
Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
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Iowa Policy Project
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