Calendar

Rally Against FairPoint Greed

Location

Statehouse
State St.
Montpelier, VT
November 20, 2014 - 12:00pm

Join Us As We STAND UP and FIGHT BACK!

Nearly 2,000 FairPoint workers in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine went ON STRIKE on 10/17 because the North Carolina-based company that’s largely owned by Wall Street hedge funds wants to dramatically increase health care costs, freeze pensions, end retiree health care, and turn good dignified jobs into temporary jobs with poverty wages.

POSTPONED: Public Forum on Green Mountain Care

Location

Vermont Interactive Television sites statewide VT
November 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

NOTE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Once the new date is confirmed we'll reschedule it in the VWC website calendar.

On November 22nd, the Shumlin Administration is hosting a public informational meeting to present their proposals on coverage and cost-sharing for Green Mountain Care.  After years of organizing for healthcare as a human right, it's crucial that we show up and participate, sharing stories of the crisis in our communities and articulating our vision for a healthcare system which actually meets people's fundamental needs.  

Rally to Support UVM Staff forming a union!

Location

Royall Tyler Theatre on University of Vermont campus Burlington, VT
December 3, 2014 - 12:30pm

Join our UVM Community and Beyond in Supporting UVM Staff in their Efforts to Organize.

On December 16 & 17, Hundreds of Clerical, Technical and Specialized Staff will have the opportunity to form a democratically run Union and 5,400 other Vermonters in the Vermont State Employees’ Association.Yes to VSEA! Yes to Staff Having a Voice in the Direction, Future and Priorities here at the University of Vermont.

For more information, contact Kristin Warner at 802-793-4536 or go to www.vsea.org