Daily Archives: March 10, 2015

Please write to your State Representatives and Senators encouraging passing SSB 1254 when it comes in whatever vehicle for passage

Hi, All,   As the union representative for the Davenport teachers and professional staff, I thank Tracy for sending this e-mail out to you all. Dr. Tate’s courageous act speaks volumes about the disparity in per-pupil funding in Iowa going … Continue reading

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Here is your March 6th Friday ARA Alert:

King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case: Affordable Care Act Hangs in the Balance Continued access to affordable health insurance for many early retirees is at stake as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in the case of … Continue reading

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Davenport schools leader vows to break law

Davenport schools Superintendent Art Tate Monday said he intends to “violate state law” and use more money than the state of Iowa has authorized. The move will stave off budget cuts that Tate and the board had been discussing for … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 11 Luddites smash 63 “labor saving” textile machines near Nottingham, England – 1811 Transport Workers Union members at American Airlines win 11-day national strike, gaining what the union says was the first severance pay clause in industry – 1950

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