Daily Archives: April 29, 2013

Internal Organizing Class

April 30: Quad City Fed Educational Course – Internal Organizing. (two sessions) First session 9 – 3 PM (free lunch) Evening Session 5:30 to 8:30 PM (Free dinner)  880 Devils Glen Rd. Bettendorf, IA USW 105 Hall. Contact JOshua Shipp … Continue reading

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A Non-Union Reunion:

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 Original Twinkies are coming back—but under new management—and without a union. Some five months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the restructured company is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves in the coming … Continue reading

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Taken for Granted: The Eight-Hour Workday

By Gunther W. Anderson UFCW Local 617              Nearly every union member in the U.S. is aware that the efforts of organized labor are what brought workers all over the country, whether union or non-union, certain working standards that are … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History Coxey’s Army of 500 unemployed civil war veterans reaches Washington, D.C. (left) (1894); An estimated one thousand silver miners, angry over low wages, the firing of union members and the planting of spies in their ranks by … Continue reading

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