Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

AFSCME IOWA COUNCIL 61 PEOPLE COMMITTEE ENDORSES ROB BARRON, JOE JONGEWAARD, TOUSSAINT CHEATOM, AND TEREE CALDWELL-JOHNSON FOR DES MOINES SCHOOL BOARD

Afscme Iowa DES MOINES – AFSCME Iowa Council 61 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) PEOPLE Committee is proud to announce that it has endorsed Rob Barron (at-large seat), Joe Jongewaard (at-large seat), Toussaint Cheatom (District 2 seat), … Continue reading

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Low Pay is not OK

This is huge – and it couldn’t come at a more important time. Thousands of fast food and other low-wage workers are going on, and calling for, a national strike on August 29.See why, and help us spread the word about … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History August 19

August 19: First edition of IWW Little Red Song Book published (1909); Some 2,000 United Railroads streetcar service workers and supporters parade down San Francisco’s Market Street in support of pay demands and against the company’s anti-union policies. The strike … Continue reading

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