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.

Spread the Word

Articles to Share

Tweets to Share

Click to Tweet: Unions have fought for workers’ rights since the beginning. It’s time we fight for them! Visit thankaunion.com 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
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 Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
Iowa Main Streets and Country Roads
Iowa Postal Workers Union
Iowa Senate Democrats
Iowa State Education Association
Katy Siddall, Polk County Soil and Water Conservation District
Lower Drug Prices Now Iowa
One Iowa
One Voice Message & Media
Our Revolution Iowa
Paid Leave for All Iowa
Patty Judge, former Lt. Governor
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa
Polk County Board of Supervisors
Progress Iowa
Rep. Liz Bennett
Rep. Christina Bohannon
Rep. Molly Donahue
Rep. John Forbes
Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines
Rep. Dennis Cohoon
Rep. Eric Gjerde
Rep. Chris Hall
Rep. Bruce Hunter
Rep. Monica Kurth
Rep. Jo Oldson
Rep. Dave Williams
Rep. Sharon Steckman
Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad
Rep. Beth Wessel-Kroeschell
Rep. Cindy Winckler
Rep. Ross Wilburn
Rep. Dave Jacoby
Rep. Sue Cahill
Rep. Marti Anderson
Rep. Chuck Isenhart
Rep. Jennifer Konfrst
Rep. Amy Nielsen
Rep. Bob Kressig
Rep. Brian Meyer
Rep. Timi Brown-Powers
Rep. Tracy Ehlert
Rep. Mary Mascher
Rep. Charlie McConkey
Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt
Rep. Todd Prichard
Rep. Ras Smith
Rep. Art Staed
Rep. Kristin Sunde
Rep. Phyllis Thede
Rep. Mary Wolfe
Rep. Lindsay James
Rod Sullivan, Johnson County Supervisor
Chris Schwartz, Black Hawk County Supervisor
Stacey Walker, Linn County Supervisor
Rush & Nicholson
Sen. Claire Celsi
Sen. Bill Dotzler
Sen. Janet Petersen
Sen. Eric Giddens
Sen. Nate Boulton
Sen. Rob Hogg
Sen. Liz Mathis
Sen. Amanda Ragan
Sen. Herman Quirmbach
Sen. Todd 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
Tax March Iowa
UAW Iowa State CAP Council
UFCW Local 431