Daily Archives: December 4, 2013

Three Signs That The Power Of Secret Lobbying Group ALEC Is Fading

The Guardian published a series of leaked documents from the conservative legislation-crafting group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) on Tuesday, which together paint a picture of a flailing group looking to regain support after a year of negative press. ALEC lost 106 … Continue reading

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Head of largest federal employee union calls for review of safety procedures at all federal agencies

    Shooting death of postal worker highlights danger facing federal employees WASHINGTON – American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: “Federal employees are on the front lines in delivering services to … Continue reading

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Fast-Food Workers Set for Biggest Strike Yet – Action in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids

(Cedar Rapids will host a day of action at 4 PM in Cedar Rapids, at Burger King on 33rd ave.) Dear Friends, This Thursday, December 5th, join us at a community rally at Noon in front of the McDonald’s on … Continue reading

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US Senate: Getting Back To Work for the American People!

Posted on November 25, 2013 by GWarner It finally happened. A majority in the Senate took a vote that will allow them to go back to work for the American people. What is being called a “nuclear option” is actually … Continue reading

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Labor History

December 05 Unionists John T. and James B. McNamara are sentenced to 15 years and life, respectively, after confessing to dynamiting the Los Angeles Times building during a drive to unionize the metal trades in the city. They placed the bomb in … Continue reading

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