Daily Archives: November 5, 2013

The Register’s Editorial: You don’t need the website to sign up for ‘Obamacare’

Perhaps the best-known website in the country right now is Healthcare.gov . This is the site Americans are supposed to visit to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. It is also the website plagued with problems making it … Continue reading

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Labor Councils endorse Clark, Hall and Morrissey

WATERLOO | The Iowa Central Labor Councils (AFL-CIO) have endorsed Mayor Buck Clark and two Waterloo City Council candidates in the upcoming municipal election. READ MORE

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Quad City Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Bethany for Children & Families to Honor Local Unions

Rock Island, IL—On Thursday, November 7th, Bethany for Children & Families will be hosting the 2013 Family Awards Celebration at Modern Woodmen Ballpark at 6pm. Each year, Bethany for Children & Families honors the individuals, families, organizations, and businesses that … Continue reading

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Iowa View: Godfrey critics are out to rig workers’ comp — or wreck it

Senator Chapman your pants are on fire Typically, politicians who criticize Chris Godfrey, Iowa’s Workers’ Compensation Commissioner, are really interested in one thing – rigging the system for big business interests. When they fail to accomplish this they try to … Continue reading

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Labor News November 6

  November 06 A coal mine explosion in Spangler, Pa., kills 79. The mine had been rated gaseous in 1918, but at the insistence of new operators it was rated as non-gaseous even though miners had been burned by gas … Continue reading

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