Daily Archives: June 13, 2013

Braley Launches Website to Help Veterans Get Benefits

CEDAR RAPIDS – A decade-long deployment of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan coupled with an aging population of World War II and Korean War veterans has created an “embarrassing backlog” in veterans services, 1st District Rep. Bruce Braley said … Continue reading

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Job Creationism

Peter Fisher In the beginning, there was a CEO. And he said, “Let there be jobs.” Because he wanted to be a Job Creator, since he had heard that Job Creators get all kinds of public praise and respect, not … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History June 12

Congress creates a Bureau of Labor, under the Interior Department. It later became independent as a Department of Labor without executive status in the Department of Commerce and Labor; in 1913 it became the Department of Labor we know today … Continue reading

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IBEW Brother McElroy died

Leo McElroy Anonymous Ottumwa Courier The Ottumwa Courier Wed Jun 12, 2013, 09:36 AM CDT OTTUMWA — Leo A. McElroy, 77, of 1506 Swanson Ave., died at 4:28 p.m. June 9, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics … Continue reading

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