Daily Archives: May 1, 2013

Video from ISEA

Check out this new video from ISEA which explains what’s at stake for Iowa’s students, education professionals, and schools. At What Cost

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Iowa House Republicans continue the attack on Public Workers.

The Republicans in the Iowa House have attached an amendment the budget bill, SF 452, a provision that would require public workers to pay 20% on their health insurance. AFSCME was forced to go to binding arbitration on this issue … Continue reading

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Join May Day Celebrations for Workers’ and Immigrant Rights

  Mike Hall     Around the United States and across the globe today, workers, unions, activists and allies are celebrating International Workers’ Day. May Day is a national holiday in more than 80 nations that honors workers and workers’ … Continue reading

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LaBar History Crawl

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Today’s Labor History May 1

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (right) born in County Cork, Ireland (1830); Cigar makers in Cincinnati warn there could be a strike in the fall if factory owners continue to insist that they pay 30¢ per month for gas heat provided … Continue reading

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