Daily Archives: April 18, 2013

Sawtelle Retirement Party

April 19: Wayne Sawtelle Retirement Party.  6:30, at the Stadium Lounge, 9 east Southridge Road, Marshalltown.

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Union Activists Richard Fallow celebration of Life

Richard “Dick” Fallow, 92, of Davenport died Saturday April 13. He was active in politics and the labor movement in the Quad City area. He was awarded the first ever, Lifetime Achievement Award from the East Central Iowa-Northwestern Illinois AFL-CIO … Continue reading

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Loebsack against cuts to Social Security

As you may know, I grew up in poverty. When I was still in elementary school, my mother brought my siblings and me to live with my grandma. We didn’t have very much, but what we did have was because … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History April 18

West Virginia coal miners strike, defend selves against National Guard (1912); After a four-week boycott led by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (left), bus companies in New York City agree to hire 200 black drivers and mechanics (1941) Complete labor history … Continue reading

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