Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

Union leader: Branstad needs to ‘man up’ on home

The labor union that represents many Iowa state employees is calling on Gov. Terry Branstad to “man up,” take responsibility for the Iowa Juvenile Home and immediately accept offers of free training for workers at the facility. Branstad said this … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor History August 16: George Meany, plumber, founding AFL-CIO president, born in City Island, Bronx. In his official biography, George Meany and His Times, he said he had “never walked a picket line in his life.” He also said … Continue reading

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