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Shelley Parbs, decided not to run again for the Hawkeye Labor Council this year, after serving as the president since 2010. Kelly Steinke was elected to replace Parbs at the February meeting. Parbs works has worked at Rockwell … Continue reading
(Washington, DC) This week, the AFL-CIO is making a simple request of Congress: the House of Representatives should vote on the bipartisan Senate immigration bill that passed overwhelmingly last June. The US Senate voted 68-32 last June in support of … Continue reading
Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds used the word “transparent” or “transparency” five times in less than four minutes Monday while responding to questions about settlement payments to former state employees. The settlements in question were apparently so far from transparent that Reynolds said … Continue reading
It’s time to raise Iowa’s minimum wage. Are you in? The vast majority of Iowans support raising the minimum wage. Small business owners, faith leaders, and workers have come together — now it’s your turn. Iowa’s minimum wage hasn’t gone … Continue reading
March 19 In an effort to block massive layoffs and end a strike, New York City moves to condemn and seize Fifth Avenue Coach, the largest privately owned bus company in the world – 1962 U.S. Supreme Court upholds the … Continue reading