Daily Archives: March 31, 2014

Obradovich: Branstad says state workers guilty of abuse, but he hasn’t dug into details

Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday said cases of child abuse, elder abuse and sexual abuse by state employees are being hidden from the public by confidentiality laws related to personnel records. At his weekly news conference, Branstad was peppered with … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: CONTACT THE GOVERNOR!

ACTION ALERT: CONTACT THE GOVERNOR! WHAT IS GOING ON? AFSCME represents individual consumer-directed attendant care (CDAC) providers, who care for some of Iowa’s most vulnerable disabled and elderly Iowans. Last year, we successfully stopped a proposed rule that would have … Continue reading

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Slaughter City

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Apr 10, 2014 to Apr 20, 2014 By: Naomi Wallace Directed by: Meredith Alexander Location: David Thayer Theatre, University of Iowa 107 Theatre Building, 319-335-2700 Thursday, April 10, 2014 – 8:00pm Friday, April 11, 2014 – 8:00pm Saturday, April 12, … Continue reading

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For women, being in a union pays

  By SEIU President Mary Kay Henry   This Women’s History Month is a perfect time to celebrate the capacity for upward mobility women have gained in the workforce–especially when it comes to labor unions. Women have a great deal … Continue reading

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KEEP THE PUBLIC IN PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION!

DUMP DELOITTE! The Iowa Board of Regents is paying Deloitte Consulting, LLP $2.45 million to recommend massive cuts across the Regents Universities. Changes to academic programs and services at the University of Iowa could lower the quality of undergraduate education, … Continue reading

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Keep South Slope Accountable

  If you are a South Slope member please sign the online petition below urging South Slope to come clean with information regarding their Board of Directors Meeting! http://action.cwa-union.org/c/1860/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8220

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Labor History

March 31 President Martin Van Buren issues a broadly-applicable executive order granting the 10-hour day to all government employees engaged in manual labor – 1840 Cowboys earning $40 per month begin what is to become an unsuccessful two-and-a-half-month strike for … Continue reading

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