Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on May Jobs Report

June 7, 2013 The politics of austerity still hold the world in a vise-like grip and today’s employment report provides another view of that failure, despite U.S. job creation barely above what’s needed to accommodate new entrants into the labor … Continue reading

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Iowa Public Radio must adhere to transparency laws

IOWA CITY, IA. — The following is among the other business conducted by the Iowa Board of Regents on Wednesday. Agreement follows Iowa radio lawsuits The regents approved an operating agreement with Iowa Public Radio that requires the station to … Continue reading

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Weekend Labor History

Friday: Militia sent to Cripple Creek, Colo., to suppress Western Federation of Miners strike (1904); Sole performance of Pageant of the Paterson (N.J.) Strike, created and performed by 1,000 mill workers from the silk industry strike, New York City (1913); … Continue reading

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