Daily Archives: January 14, 2013

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Iowa AFL-CIO: 2013 Session is Iowa’s Moment to Get Back On Track

Opportunity to make the rich pay fair share andfocus on Immigration, wages, and collective bargaining rights.  Des Moines, Iowa, January 14, 2013 – As Iowa’s new legislative session convenes for the 2013 session, Iowa AFL-CIO President Ken Sagar issued the … Continue reading

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Obama to Push for Path to Citizenship in Immigration Reform

Donna Jablonski President Obama intends to push quickly to fix America’s brokenimmigration system, according to The New York Times, including a path to citizenship—the core of the AFL-CIO’s immigration reform agenda. The Times reports that Obama and Senate Democrats will propose one … Continue reading

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Graduate Assistant Opportunity

The Labor Center, University of Iowa Division of Continuing Education, seeks to hire a quarter-time Graduate Assistant position (ten hours per week) for the fall and spring semesters of the 2013-2014 academic year. Read more

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Mark Smith Letter to Editor

Gov. Brandstad deserves credit for changing his draconian policy regarding felons’ ability to vote after they finish their prison terms. His new policy is certainly less draconian, but it is still draconian. Read More

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What the Governor should talk about at the State of the State

CCI Executive Director Hugh Espey’s editorial on what Governor Branstad’s “State of the State” address should be about.

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