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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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
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
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
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
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