Daily Archives: June 9, 2014

Quad City WIN Meeting

Tomorrow is our regular monthly WIN Meeting in Davenport at 6PM at the UFCW 431 Hall: 2411 Central Park. We will be discussing the July 10 endorsed candidate training. It’s very important  that you attend to ensure that your union’s … Continue reading

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Iowa Supreme Court allows lawsuit to proceed against Branstad and key officials

by: desmoinesdem Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 09:57:21 AM CDT In a 5-2 split decision, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled on Friday that a District Court judge should determine whether Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Chris Godfrey can sue Governor Terry … Continue reading

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Criticism of teachers’ benefits unwarranted

Gov. Terry Branstad has spent the better part of his present term promoting the idea of attracting and retaining the best and the brightest in Iowa’s classrooms. As Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds says, “Teachers are the single most important influence … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 09 Helen Marot is born in Philadelphia to a wealthy family.  She went on to organize the Bookkeepers, Stenographers and Accountants Union in New York, and to organize and lead the city’s 1909-1910 Shirtwaist Strike.  In 1912, she was … Continue reading

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