Daily Archives: September 16, 2014

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Vote by American Airlines and US Airways Workers

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  September 16, 2014   “Today, thousands of workers embraced a union future. The hardworking men and women of American Airlines and US Airways voted for union representation and a legally binding contract. Their collective skill has built successful airlines, … Continue reading

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Quad Cities Phone Bank

September 17: Quad Cities – Wed. : Phone Bank @ UA Hall 5-8PM Tracy Leone at 309-738-3196

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Gap between high and low income households grows

DES MOINES | Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the last decade in Iowa. That’s according to a new report by Iowa State University … Continue reading

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The Sisters Are Back in Town

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-koch-sisters/the-sisters-are-back-in-t_b_5829462.html ‘The Koch Sisters’ So not related to those guys   Look out Washington, D.C. the Koch Sisters are back in town! We are so excited to be back in our nation’s capital and continuing in our fight to stand up … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 17 Seventy-five workers die in explosion at Allegheny Arsenal, Pittsburgh, Pa. – 1862 At a New York convention of the National Labor Congress, Susan B. Anthony calls for the formation of a Working Women’s Association. As a delegate to … Continue reading

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