Daily Archives: January 24, 2013

Great Job!

Everyone: GREAT job yesterday in sub-committee.  We had around 50 people pack room 304, and we collectively put a ton of pressure on the House Rs to drop this bill.  Everyone made great points.  The good news is that we … Continue reading

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2013 Iowa Federation of Labor Legislative Conference Hotel Deadline information

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Sarita Gupta: Union Membership Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole Story

This week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report tracking how many working Americans are represented by a labor or trade union. The report indicates overall union density declining, with union membership in the public sector falling 1 … Continue reading

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Adding right to work law to Iowa Constitution advances

By ROD BOSHART, Courier Lee News Service DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans seeking to amend Iowa’s Constitution with right-to-work protection weathered a storm subcommittee meeting Wednesday by steering through strong union opposition hoping to run the issue aground. House Joint … Continue reading

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