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Woodson stands with Wisconsin's unions

Posted on: February 20, 2011 2:49 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

While Wisconsinites continue to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s attempts to reduce the bargaining power for state employee unions, Packers CB Charles Woodson has shown solidarity (brother) with the public servants.

Woodson, whose union also is in the middle of a nasty fight with his employer (you might have heard something about it), released the following statement today:

Last week I was proud when many of my current and former teammates announced their support for the working families fighting for their rights in Wisconsin. Today I am honored to join with them.

Thousands of dedicated Wisconsin public workers provide vital services for Wisconsin citizens.  They are the teachers, nurses and child care workers who take care of us and our families. These hard working people are under an unprecedented attack to take away their basic rights to have a voice and collectively bargain at work.

It is an honor for me to play for the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers and be a part of the Green Bay and Wisconsin communities.  I am also honored as a member of the NFL Players Association to stand together with working families of Wisconsin and organized labor in their fight against this attempt to hurt them by targeting unions.  I hope those leading the attack will sit down with Wisconsin's public workers and discuss the problems Wisconsin faces, so that together they can truly move Wisconsin forward.

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Comments

Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 1:08 am
 

Woodson stands with Wisconsin's unions

Involved opportunity to find the downright content articles, typically the study could be fantastic but the very opinions bear even more brainstorm feelings, thanks a ton.



Since: Dec 31, 2008
Posted on: February 20, 2011 5:06 pm
 

Woodson stands with Wisconsin's unions

wisconsin public workers are undercompensated by 4.5 percent compared to private sector workers with similar jobs so before you make irrelevant comments why dont you learn something about the issue. 



Since: Jan 24, 2007
Posted on: February 20, 2011 4:50 pm
 

Who cares where Woodson stands?

Another union idiot! Needs to worry about his job and his profession. NO bargaining for public employees paid for by WE the PEOPLE!  The job is what it is and the pay as well. You want the job,accept the pay.



Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: February 20, 2011 3:50 pm
 

Woodson stands with Wisconsin's unions

Bargaining rights for government workers amounts to an abrogation of the voting rights of every other citizen in the state. Their votes have long been the only ones that really mattered in some states when it came to setting priorities, expenses, and taxes. (Present and FUTURE, via unfunded mandates for benefits.) Too long and it stops NOW!


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