Daily Archives: May 13, 2014

Bad research never gets good

It might be a stretch to say that good research never gets old — at some point you might need an update — but one thing is certain: Bad research never gets good. IPP’s Peter Fisher is one of the … Continue reading

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Arena Football Players Affiliate with AFL-CIO

Partnership builds a stronger labor movement (Washington, DC, May 13, 2014) – The Arena Football League Players Union (AFLPU) has affiliated with the AFL-CIO following a unanimous vote by its Board of Player Representatives. The hardworking athletes of the AFLPU … Continue reading

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Iowa executive questioned about secret settlements resigns

A state executive who faced questions about Iowa’s secret settlement controversy resigned suddenly this week without explanation, according to an email sent late Monday by a state director. Doug Woodley, the chief operating officer for the Iowa Department of Administrative … Continue reading

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Writer gets it wrong on Culver’s union contracts

Mark Twain once said, “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” That’s what I thought of when I read the May 1 letter by Bill Hendershot, “Culver’s Gift to Union … Continue reading

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Iowa Federation of Labor Endorses Pat Murphy for Iowa’s First Congressional District

    May 12th, 2014 by Pat Murphy for Iowa   Des Moines, IA – Pat Murphy has been endorsed by the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO for Iowa’s First Congressional District. The IFL represents over 50,000 union members and … Continue reading

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SMART Endorses Appel

  Infrastructure Union supports Democrat in 3rd district DES MOINES — Staci Appel (D-Ackworth) Candidate for Congress in the 3rd district today announced she’s received the endorsement of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation (SMART) Union – Transportation Division. … Continue reading

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Wage Theft Protest

Dear Friends and Allies,   On Friday we asked you to take action against wage theft at the Outback Steakhouse – more than 25 of you made a call to the manager. Thank you.   Despite repeated calls and meetings, … Continue reading

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Davenport and Dubuque WIN Meetings

Davenport Reminder we will hold our monthly WIN meeting on Tuesday, May 13 at 6PM at UFCW Hall 2411 W. Central Park Ave. Dubuque Reminder we will hold our monthly WIN meeting Thursday at 6:15 PM. We will go over … Continue reading

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