Daily Archives: November 15, 2013

Little Golden Book of Job-Counting

Over at the Iowa Policy Project, Colin Gordon put together a nifty primer that explains how to count jobs.  It’s pretty simple and straightforward. But I think I can help Gordon make his points even simpler, because I grew up on a … Continue reading

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Thank You Georgia

Georgia Afl-cio 8:50am Nov 15 We love your FACEBOOK PICTURES SO MUCH WE MADE A DEDICATION VIDEO FOR YOU. KEEP UP THE GREAT PICTURES. DeLane Georgia AFL-CIO http://www.facebook.com/l/cAQGGHGRWAQHRqN9GtM3QsbVjRMkvZDdLX6aHKVMEQ1pLoA/animoto.com/play/aSQoyg0g1ukhWDMkJCyprg

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Iowa Federation of Labor Shines Light on Conservative Political Organizations Masquerading as “Think Tanks” in Iowa and Nationwide

New website exposes “stink tanks” affiliated with State Policy Network and ALEC   Des Moines, Iowa –Right-wing political organizations masking themselves as non-partisan “think tanks” are the focus of StinkTanks.org, a new national effort to expose such deceptive organizations, Public … Continue reading

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Oppose the Chained CPI

  Jan Laue, President Iowa ARA  We are eternally grateful to our veterans every day of the year, but on Veterans Day, in particular, we recognize and thank the veterans in our communities who gave their all in service and … Continue reading

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Labor News Weekend

November 16 A county judge in Punxsutawney, Pa., grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking to strikebreakers, posting signs declaring a strike is in progress, or even singing hymns. Union leaders termed the … Continue reading

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