Daily Archives: July 29, 2013

Movie Review of “Compliance”

Labor Movie Review: Compliance July 29, 2013 | Author Tracy Leone Compliance People see movies for lots of reasons, but mainly because many not-great movies are still worthy of seeing. “Compliance” is one of them. “Compliance” is based on the true … Continue reading

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Groups Rally Over Immigration Reform Bill

As the U.S. House of Representatives debate versions of an immigration reform bill, Iowans are taking a stand. Saturday afternoon, The Network for Immigration Reform, made up of twenty-four organizations, met on the statehouse steps to say that Iowa is … Continue reading

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Financial Fitness Bootcamp

United Way of Central Iowa Join us for a 4 week personal finance course where we talk about budgeting, banking services, credit repair, debt management and more. WHERE: Evelyn K. Davis Center, WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 pm from July 30 … Continue reading

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Another View: Why some think there’s a right to cheap labor

The Declaration of Independence says nothing about a right to cheap labor, but not everyone has noticed. Companies routinely pay market rates for electricity, real estate and legal services. But many companies find great injustice in market economics when applied … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert weighs in on King’s controversial comments (with video)

Satirical talk show host Stephen Colbert was the latest pundit to weigh in on Rep. Steve King’s controversial comments on immigration. The Iowa Republican has faced criticism from both major political parties after comments made earlier this week to Newsmax … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History

The Coast Seamen’s Union merges with the Steamship Sailors’ Union to form the Sailors’ Union of the Pacific (1891); A preliminary delegation from Mother Jones’ March of the Mill Children from Philadelphia to President Theodore Roosevelt’s summer home in Oyster … Continue reading

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