Daily Archives: March 11, 2013

Attend Legislative Forums

  The Iowa State Legislators hold many forums, during the legislative years. They are usually in their districts. To see when and where these are held, go to www.iowalabornews.com and click on “Legis. Forums 2013”. Look for your legislator and … Continue reading

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Quad City Next Up Social Hour

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AFSCME Council 61 Legislative Conference Reception

Tuesday March 12th  5:30 to 7:30 pm. Prairie Meadows. Bishop A & B

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Homan on The Drive with Sly Show today

Afscme Iowa LISTEN TODAY @ 6:05 PM – Danny Homan on “The Drive Home with Sly Show” WHAT: AFSCME Iowa Council 61 President Danny Homan will be a guest on “The Drive Home with Sly Show.” “The Drive Home with … Continue reading

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The Week in Labor History

By Union Communication Service March 11 Luddites smash 63 “labor saving” textile machines near Nottingham, England – 1811 Fabled railroad engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones born in southeast Missouri. A member of the Railroad Engineers, he was the sole fatality … Continue reading

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Grassley Raises Objections to Obama’s Potential Labor Secretary Nominee

Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, fired a preemptive warning shot to the White House over the weekend in response to media reports that President Barack Obama intends to nominate Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Justice … Continue reading

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Obama to Tap Civil Rights Attorney Thomas Perez for Labor Secretary

Two people familiar with the process tell the Associated Press President Barack Obama is close to naming Thomas Perez, a civil rights official in the Justice Department and former Montgomery County councilman, as his choice to head the Department of … Continue reading

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