Bloomingdale to lead the AFL-CIO in Wisconsin.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
September 25, 2018
Milwaukee, WI – On Monday, Stephanie Bloomingdale, 51, was elected as the first woman President of the Wisconsin American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (WI AFL-CIO) during the WI AFL-CIO Biennial Convention in Milwaukee. Bloomingdale was the former Secretary-Treasurer of the WI AFL-CIO.
Bloomingdale stated, “Without strong unions, working people are stuck on a treadmill, doomed to chase an American Dream that will never come…Brothers and sisters, I offer my heartfelt gratitude to all of you for the trust you have placed in me on behalf of your members. I humbly accept the charge as your next Wisconsin State AFL-CIO president.”
The WI AFL-CIO is a statewide coordinating council of 1,000 unions representing more than 250,000 union members in Wisconsin.