Daily Archives: July 10, 2014

Call to Action: Work Without Fear Week of Action — July 21-26

More than a year has passed since an overwhelming bipartisan majority of U.S. senators approved comprehensive immigration reform legislation, which included a path to citizenship and substantial worker protections. Since then, as you know, House Republicans have refused to act, … Continue reading

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Teresa Meyer Meet and Greet

Saturday, July 26th, District 63 Candidate, Teresa Meyer will hold a Meet and Greet and Labor Day of Action. Noon to 2 PM at Meyer Campaign Headquarters, 416 W Bremer Ave, Suite C, Waverly, IA. RSVP at jyowler@iowademocrats.org. 319-269-0781.

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APPEL HAS BEST QUARTER TO DATE

Democrat in position to hold DC insider accountable for statements on plan to privatize Social Security and Medicare DES MOINES — Staci Appel (D-Ackworth) today demonstrated continued momentum for her campaign and announced her largest report to date with over … Continue reading

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Grassroots push working to restore opportunity

The last several years have been rough on working people, but the folks who make the products, fix the machines, fry the chicken and keep the place clean can never really be counted out. Grassroots movements to restore opportunity for … Continue reading

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Branstad challenged on government cuts

A new report from a nonpartisan state agency questions Gov. Terry Branstad’s assertion that he is on track to cut the cost and size of state government, a promise he made during his 2010 campaign. The Legislative Services Agency, responsible … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO and ETUC Release Joint Principles for Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

  (July 10, 2014 Washington, DC) – Today, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) released a Declaration of Joint Principles on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), … Continue reading

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Campaign Calendars – Volunteers Needed in Fort Dodge and Mason City Areas

Below you will find our Campaign Calendars which is a list of all volunteer and public event information for our races around Iowa.  We would love to show as much support for each of these activities as possible so if … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 11 Striking coal miners in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, dynamite barracks housing Pinkerton management thugs – 1892 After seven years of labor by as many as 2,800 construction workers, the Triborough Bridge opens in New York.  Actually a complex of … Continue reading

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U.S. Labor Secretary would like to punch lawmakers who think the unemployed are lazy

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) –U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez confessed during a press conference Tuesday that lawmakers who believe jobless Americans are simply lazy anger him to the point of violence. “When I hear people on Capitol Hill say the … Continue reading

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