Daily Archives: October 23, 2014

Statewide Blitz for Challenger Hatch

With less than two weeks before the election, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch is introducing himself to voters across the state.   Listen Listening… 6:26 One recent day on the campaign trail started in the southeast Iowa town of Albia. … Continue reading

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Buying Iowa Elections

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Bad math, good math — and Iowa jobs

Those 31 points the Iowa Hawkeyes scored last Saturday were something, huh? It sure feels better when you don’t include Maryland’s 38 points. And that’s the way Governor Branstad counts jobs. Enough with the bad math, and let’s talk about … Continue reading

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Union Endorsed Candidates

The Iowa Federation of Labor and the Central Labor Councils believe that these candidates are the best choice for Iowa’s Working Families.   We at the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, realize that voting is a deeply personal matter, and … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 24 The 40-hour work week goes into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act, signed by President Roosevelt two years earlier – 1940

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