Daily Archives: November 26, 2013

The Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Stands In Solidarity with Walmart Workers

For a list of Walmart Black Friday protests visit: http://blackfridayprotests.org/ As hundreds/thousands of Walmart workers prepare for a busy Black Friday shopping season, the Iowa Federation of Labor applauds their courage and stands in solidarity with these brave workers and … Continue reading

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Another View: Obamacare is saving U.S. money

During the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act, it’s been hard to defend the law, much less to call it “great.” But great it is — for the American economy and for the American people, rich ones included. The … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 27 Some 1,200 workers sit down at Midland Steel, forcing recognition of the United Auto Workers, Detroit – 1936 The pro-labor musical revue, “Pins & Needles,” opens on Broadway with a cast of Int’l Ladies Garment Workers Union members. … Continue reading

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Union Strength

Click here: Have you ever seen a clearer (or cuter!)… – NC State AFL-CIO | Facebook Please watch the above link, that explains unionism and solidarity!  We are stronger when we stand together! Mark V. Case WNC-CLC, AFL-CIO  

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Obamacare navigators set public-enrollment events in central Iowa for next week

Health-insurance “navigators” have scheduled a series of enrollment events next week to help central Iowans sign up for new policies. Visiting Nurse Services is one of three Iowa agencies hired by the federal government to provide navigators to help people … Continue reading

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