Daily Archives: May 30, 2013

Joint Statement from the AFL-CIO and ChangetoWin on the attempt by Walmart and Gap to undermine worker safety in Bangladesh

May 30, 2013   The AFL-CIO and ChangetoWin labor federations are deeply concerned about Walmart and Gap’s plan to move forward with a corporate-controlled, nonbinding process for adopting building safety standards in Bangladesh. While former Senators George Mitchell and Olympia … Continue reading

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Lee County News

Buddy Howard, Lee County Labor Council A big thank you to Iowa Federation of Labor President Ken Sagar for filling in for Tracy Leone at our Keokuk WIN meeting Tuesday night.   And thanks to all who took the time … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History May 30

The Ford Motor Company signs a “Technical Assistance” contract to produce cars in the Soviet Union, and Ford workers were sent to the Soviet Union to train the labor force in the use of its parts. Many American workers who … Continue reading

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