Daily Archives: January 3, 2014

New Economic Analysis: $400 Million Drained from State Economies in Unemployment Benefits This Week Alone

  Jan 3, 2014   WASHINGTON – The expiration of federal unemployment insurance at the end of last week is already taking more than $400 million out of the pockets of American job seekers nationwide and state economies, according to a … Continue reading

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Union Sportsman Alliance TV show kicks off new Season

Brotherhood Outdoors Kicks Off A New Season  With A Challenging Idaho Elk Hunt for a Father & Son Sunday, January 5 at 11 a.m. ET Presented by:    Confronting Idaho’s steep terrain and high altitude, Gene Barnes—a union machinist—sets his … Continue reading

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The Hawkeye Labor Council & Progress Iowa Present ALEC EXPOSED

    ALEC: Exposed in Iowa Matt Sinovic, Executive Director of Progress Iowa, will discuss ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, and their negative impact on the legislative process. In the spring of 2012, Progress Iowa released an educational report, ALEC Exposed … Continue reading

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Millions need Unemployment Compensation

We need to get Congressman Latham to support renewing  the EUC benefits. On December 28th, 2013 approximately 1.3 million out-of-work Americans lost their safety net, as Congress failed to renew and/or extend the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program before adjourning … Continue reading

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Iowa Federation of Labor 2014 Events

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