Daily Archives: July 25, 2014

Solidarity Has No National Borders

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By Gunther W. Anderson UFCW 617 Illegal immigration is a subject that has risen and fallen in prominence in the United States, back and forth for decades. It seems as though we’ll go a few months where the topic is … Continue reading

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Walmart’s Newest Big Lie: Another Misleading Ad Campaign From a Job-Killing Behemoth

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Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, has a new ad campaign promising bold measures to promote good jobs in America. This would be exciting news for all of us – if only there were some substance to it. Many Americans remember … Continue reading

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Wage Theft Victories

Union workers have fought to have a voice in the workplace to raise standards and have won a binding grievance and arbitration procedure.  If we have an issue with our pay, we simply file a grievance.  Non union workers don’t … Continue reading

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Iowa Recognizes Advancements with 24th Anniversary of ADA

John Michaelson, Public News Service-IA http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-07-25/disabilities/iowa-recognizes-advancements-with-24th-anniversary-of-ada/a40731-1 Join the discussion: facebook.com/PublicNewsService  Twitter: @pns_news  @pns_IA (07/25/14) DES MOINES, Iowa – The landmark civil rights law ensuring equal opportunity for people with disabilities celebrates its 24th anniversary this Saturday. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits … Continue reading

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Labor History

want more emphasis on organizing and less on electoral politics – 2005 July 26 In Chicago, 30 workers are killed by federal troops, more than 100 wounded at the “Battle of the Viaduct” during the Great Railroad Strike – 1877 … Continue reading

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