Daily Archives: August 22, 2014

Dubuque’s unions name grand marshal for annual Labor Day parade

DUBUQUE (KWWL) – Dubuque’s annual Labor Day parade celebrates the Key City’s labor union-rich history and present. This year, members of Dubuque’s United Labor Participation Committee selected long-time local Teamsters leader Dave Baker as the parade’s grand marshal. Baker started … Continue reading

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AFSCME disputes study that state employees are overpaid

The average annual pay for Iowa’s state employees is $60,053, which is 151 percent of the average pay for private sector workers in Iowa, according to a report released today by the conservative Public Interest Institute of Mount Pleasant. The … Continue reading

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Alliance Report

Alliance Members Continue Social Security Birthday Celebrations With Social Security celebrating its 79th birthday last week, Alliance members have been holding events across the country honoring the landmark retirement security program. This week’s events included celebrations with cake and balloons … Continue reading

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Branstad should share his plans

Our governor is pledging to serve his entire sixth term if he’s re-elected this fall. Swell. But good luck figuring out what he wants to do with four more years. At multiple points during last week’s State Fair debate between … Continue reading

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