Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Iowa House conservatives want to cut pay for justices in same-sex marriage decision

A handful of House conservatives want to reduce the pay of Iowa Supreme Court justices involved in a 2009 decision striking down a ban on same-sex marriages as part of an effort to maintain the balance of power in state … Continue reading

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62nd Annual Labor Short Course

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Tell Congress: “Don’t mess with the 40-hour workweek. Hands off my overtime!” The House of Representatives has renewed its decades-old attack on the 40-hour workweek. Once again, some members of Congress are pushing so-called “comp time” legislation that would allow … Continue reading

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Affidavit says Bachmann approved pay for lawmaker that could violate Iowa Senate ethics rules

  By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press April 22, 2013 – 4:29 pm EDT DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa campaign adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann released an affidavit Monday saying the Minnesota congresswoman approved a plan to … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History April 23

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is founded through a merger of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada (TLC) and the Canadian Congress of Labour (CCL), the two major union congresses in Canada at the time. The CLC represents the … Continue reading

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