Daily Archives: September 20, 2013

Woods endorsed by labor group in Des Moines City Council run

Des Moines City Council candidate Cal Woods has received the endorsement of a local labor group. The South Central Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, has endorsed Woods in his run to represent Ward 3, which includes the area of Des … Continue reading

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Speak out – Union Made Collegiate apparel

Next Thursday: hear from workers from the only unionized collegiate apparel factory in the world. (You can buy union-made Hawkeye shirts from Alta Gracia at the UI Bookstore in Old Cap or at hawkshop.com). Join Alta Gracia Workers Speak Out … Continue reading

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Strike Board Game

STRIKE! Board Game Now 25% Off Because the AFL-CIO is Listening   TOMORROW’S FUTURE OF REBUILDING UNION MEMBERSHIP STARTS TODAY WITH OUR LISTENING SESSIONS AND A PRO-UNION AND EDUCATIONAL BOARD GAME THAT CAN HELP BY:   §  Educating younger and … Continue reading

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Weekend Labor History

September 20: Upton Sinclair, socialist and author of The Jungle—published on this day in 1906—born in Baltimore, Md. (1878); According to folklorist John Garst, steel-drivin’ man John Henry, born a slave, outperformed a steam hammer on this date at the … Continue reading

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