Daily Archives: September 10, 2014

AFL-CIO Community Service donates books

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Tuesday September 9th Union Community Services Committee members delivered 15 plastic totes with books in them to the Elk Run Early Childhood Education Center. These totes will end up in classroom all across our community and the books will be … Continue reading

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The Nuns on the Bus are coming back to Iowa — and we want you to join them!

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We’re co-hosting a rally with the Nuns on the Bus next Wednesday morning, and a fundraiser next Wednesday evening. Both events are in Des Moines, as the Nuns on the Bus kick off their nationwide tour. They will be campaigning … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 11 Some 75,000 coal miners in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia end a 10-week strike after winning an 8-hour day, semi-monthly pay, and the abolition of overpriced company-owned stores, where they had been forced to shop. (Remember the song, … Continue reading

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