Daily Archives: March 28, 2013

Iowa City: “American Winter” – Documentary film screening and discussion with producer

Saturday, March 30, 2 pm, Englert Theatre, 221 E. Washington St., Iowa City Directed by Emmy award-winning HBO filmmakers Joe and Harry Gantz, American Winter follows the personal stories of eight families struggling in the aftermath of the current economic crisis. The film … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History

  Members of Gas House Workers’ Union Local 18799 begin what is to become a 4-month recognition strike against the Laclede Gas Light Co. in St. Louis. The union later said the strike was the first ever against a public … Continue reading

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Iowa freight hauler to pay $160,073 in back wages to drivers

A Des Moines carrier has agreed to pay 201 truck drivers a total of $160,073 in back wages and fringe benefits after failing to pay drivers for delay time during trips. Contract Transport Inc., which has a contract to haul … Continue reading

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