Daily Archives: November 19, 2014

Attack on unions is an attack on workers

Attack on unions is an attack on workers – TheGazette Rick Moyle, guest columnist November 19, 2014 | 9:32 am I am writing in response to a guest column by Jay Ambrose, “Fighting public unions, saving the future,” which was … Continue reading

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Mr. Goodfellow: AFSCME Local 212

DONOR: AFSCME Local 212 AMOUNT: $1,000 ABOUT THE DONOR: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 212 represents more than 300 people, including Sioux City Community School District bus drivers, Sioux City Assessor’s Office, Sioux Gateway Airport, … Continue reading

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Center to file complaint against IC employer

An Iowa City workers’ rights group backed by several state lawmakers says it is filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor alleging wage theft by an Iowa City manufacturer. The Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa said … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 20 First use of term “scab,” by Albany Typographical Society – 1816 Norman Thomas born, American socialist leader – 1884 The time clock is invented by Willard Bundy, a jeweler in Auburn, N.Y. Bundy’s brother Harlow starts mass producing … Continue reading

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