Digital Short of the Week: One local celebrates service to veterans

482.111314aLocal 482 at the state Veterans’ Home in Retsil celebrated their 60th anniversary Nov. 13. It was a time to celebrate their commitment to caring for the men and women of the armed forces who risked their lives so that we could be free. And have the right to form unions and negotiate contracts that value worker rights and a voice at work.

“We take pride in taking care of our veterans – if it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t have our voice,” WFSE/AFSCME Council 28 President Sue Henricksen said before presenting a commemorative plaque to local members.

See a digital short on the celebration featuring a Local 482 member who is a veteran himself now serving fellow veterans at Retsil, go to, click on the YouTube icon at the top of the page and that’ll take you to the Retsil video. Direct link:


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