Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Fixing a Broken Congress

Fixing a broken Congress: Step 1 – Reform the Filibuster By Charlie Wishman, Secretary-Treasurer Iowa Federation of Labor “Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.”  – Franklin D. Roosevelt In this United States Senate, rules permit a senator or multiple … Continue reading

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Trumka on Secretary of Labor resigination

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Resignation of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis January 9, 2013 Labor Secretary Hilda Solis brought urgently needed change to the Department of Labor, putting the U.S. government firmly on the side of working … Continue reading

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AFSCME Defends Members at Press Conferences

AFSCME Council 61, held six press conferences last Friday to defend state workers from the Governors attacks. Danny Homan, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 61, said, “Unfortunately, our Governor has chosen to vilify … Continue reading

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