Daily Archives: July 24, 2014

Clinton WIN Meeting

Reminder we will have our next Clinton WIN meeting Monday, July 28th at 7pm at the Clinton Labor Congress: 226 22nd Place If there is anything you want added to the agenda, please let me know.

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Vilsacks at reception of Hatch/Vernon

Friends:  Tomorrow at 6 PM-7 PM, Tom and Christie Vilsack will be attending a reception in support of the Hatch/Vernon campaign.   Jack wanted me to invite you to attend free of charge.  The event will be held at the Wakonda … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on new Federal Workforce Legislation

July 24, 2014   The AFL-CIO applauds Congress for the passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which was signed into law by President Obama this week. The legislation is the final product of more than eleven years … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the 5th Anniversary of Last Minimum Wage Increase

  July 24, 2014 Today is a reminder of what is possible with just an ounce of political will.  If our leaders have the courage, they can lift millions of hardworking Americans out of poverty by raising the minimum wage. … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 25 Workers stage a general strike—believed to be the nation’s first—in St. Louis, in support of striking railroad workers. The successful strike was ended when some 3,000 federal troops and 5,000 deputized special police killed at least eighteen people … Continue reading

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