Daily Archives: November 3, 2014

Tax dodging reveals corporate indifference

Many big corporations see their employees as expendable — just another commodity to be bought as cheaply as possible. If they can pay a worker less in China, they’ll export your job in a heartbeat. Millions of American families have … Continue reading

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The 2015 Nightmare

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By Charlie Wishman, Secretary/Treasurer IFL It is 2015, it’s November, and it’s cold.  It has been a year since we all woke up that post-election morning, and realized that we were in for tough times.  We knew when we lost … Continue reading

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Fed up with this political stuff? Feel like ignoring it all? Trust me, ignoring it will not make it go away.

By Ken Sagar, President IFL For too long, we have not made the political arena the focus that we should have.  Remember 2010?  One of the first things our current governor did after his inauguration was to eliminate Project Labor … Continue reading

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Vote Labor Endorsed Candidates

General Election US Senator: Bruce Braley US House 1st District: Pat Murphy US House 2nd District: Dave Loebsack US House 3rd District: Staci Appel US House 4th District: Jim Mowrer Governor: Jack Hatch Auditor: Jonathan Neiderbach Attorney General: Tom Miller … Continue reading

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Harkin: Ernst may be ‘attractive,’ ‘nice,’ but wrong for Iowa

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is being quoted as saying there may be a sense that Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is “really attractive” and “sounds nice,” but he warns she would the wrong choice for Iowans. BuzzFeed News carried … Continue reading

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We Need Your Help!

Labor-to-Labor walks and calls CEDAR RAPIDS November 3:  GOTV –   9 am to 6 pm  1211 Wiley Blvd SW Cedar Rapids.  563-299-3004 November 4:  GOTV – 9 am to noon; noon to 3 pm and 3 pm to 6 pm. … Continue reading

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