Daily Archives: March 25, 2014

A Rivalry That Keeps Giving

For over 30 years Waterloo and Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Unions have been going at in the alley – the bowling alley that is.               For 32 years, these two cities have participated in a Bowl-a-Thon event to raise money for … Continue reading

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“Raise the Wage Iowa” launches

A coalition of over 20 groups intends to stage a “long-term campaign” in support of raising the minimum wage. “In the upcoming weeks and months we’ll be taking our fight to the streets,” Iowa Citizens Action Network executive director Sue … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 26 San Francisco brewery workers begin a 9-month strike as local employers follow the union-busting lead of the National Brewer’s Association. and fire their unionized workers, replacing them with scabs. Two unionized brewers refused to go along, kept producing … Continue reading

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