Daily Archives: October 3, 2013

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Join the Virtual Chain

Now, more than ever, we need to stand firm against Congressional hostage-taking tactics, and not allow unreasonable, partisan demands to erode the Social Security and Medicare benefits that Americans earned. As we near a debt ceiling agreement, it’s critical that … Continue reading

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Kent Sorenson resigns from Senate

Kent Sorenson, an Iowa state senator facing accusations that he inappropriately received pay from at least one presidential campaign in the lead-up to the 2012 Iowa caucuses, resigned from office Wednesday. The Milo Republican stepped down just hours after an … Continue reading

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Labor History October 3

Today’s Labor History The state militia is called in after 164 high school students in Kincaid, Ill., go on strike when the school board buys coal from the scab Peabody Coal Co. (1932); The Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers … Continue reading

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New talks scheduled for CWA and Qwest

Following the rejection of the tentative legacy Qwest agreement last week, CWA President, Larry Cohen called CenturyLink CEO Glen Post regarding where we go from here.   As a result of those conversations, President Cohen and Mr. Post have agreed that … Continue reading

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