Daily Archives: May 27, 2014

AFSCME Iowa Council 61 endorses Rettig

AFSCME Iowa Council 61 (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) PEOPLE Committee announced that it has endorsed Janelle Rettig for Johnson County supervisor. The organization is known for their political action program that is financed with voluntary contributions. … Continue reading

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       AMERICA NEEDS FAIR TRADE NOT FREE TRADE!  The Communications Workers of America (CWA) Iowa State Council, CCI Action Members, community activist and other allies in labor will join together for a Teach-In on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).  … Continue reading

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ARA Newsletter

Quality Home Care and Public Sector Unions at Risk in Supreme Court Case In the coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue a ruling in Harris v. Quinn, a case involving the payment of union dues by public-sector home … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 26 Men and women weavers in Pawtucket, R.I., stage nation’s first “co-ed” strike – 1824 Western Federation of Miners members strike for 8-hour day, Cripple Creek, Colo. – 1894 Actors’ Equity Assn. is founded by 112 actors at a … Continue reading

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