Daily Archives: June 19, 2013

Burlington: Advanced Steward Training

  Saturday, June 22, 8:00am-12:00noon – Machinists Hall, 16452 Hwy 34 (West Burlington) Topics will include preparing grievances to win at arbitration, effectively presenting grievances, and mobilizing members to take action.  Download flyer here. Sponsored by the Des Moines-Henry County Labor … Continue reading

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Volunteers connect USS Iowa, the “Battleship of Presidents,” to city utilities

LOS ANGELES — Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local Union 802 and the Engineering Contractors Association (ECA) coordinated the volunteer efforts of several groups to connect the battleship to the sewer utilities of the city of Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History June 19

Eight-hour work day adopted for federal employees (1912); AFL President Sam Gompers and Secretary of War Newton Baker sign an agreement establishing a three-member board of adjustment to control wages, hours and working conditions for construction workers employed on government … Continue reading

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