Daily Archives: August 6, 2013

The Register’s Editorial: It’s wrong to blame problems on Toledo help

The Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo is a state-run facility that houses troubled youth. But the home itself is seriously troubled. Last year, employees isolated at least three girls in small, empty concrete-block cells for weeks and months at a … Continue reading

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Branstad, union clash over blame for use of isolation at juvenile home

Gov. Terry Branstad clashed with the state employees’ labor union Monday over who is to blame for the Iowa Juvenile Home’s long-standing practice of placing children in isolation cells for months at a time. The Des Moines Register reported Sunday … Continue reading

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Today in Labor History: August 6

Cigarmakers’ Int’l Union of America merges with Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union – 1974 American Railway Supervisors Association merges with Brotherhood of Railway, Airline & Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express & Station Employees – 1980 Brotherhood of Railway Carmen … Continue reading

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