Daily Archives: January 6, 2015

Seniors Watching to Ensure the 114th Congress Does Not Cut Their Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits

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Key Committee Chairs Scored 0% on Legislation Important to Retirees The following statement was issued today by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, as the first session of the 114th Congress convened. “Retirees will be watching … Continue reading

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Watch Live Stream of National Summit on Wages

  Be sure to tune in Wednesday on the AFL-CIO Now blog for the live stream of the first National Summit on Raising Wages. The summit, sponsored by the AFL-CIO, will examine concrete and progressive steps to raise wages for working … Continue reading

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Grants provide legal assistance to low-income Iowans

Grants provide legal assistance to low-income Iowans Posted: 05 Jan 2015 08:52 AM PST Through March 5, applications are being accepted for grants from the Interest on Lawyer Trust Account. The grants are awarded to public purpose projects that provide … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 07 An explosion at Osage Coal and Mining Company’s Mine Number 11 near Krebs, Okla., kills 100, injures 150 when an untrained worker accidentally sets off a stash of explosives – 1892 Wobbly Tom Mooney, accused of a murder … Continue reading

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