Daily Archives: March 27, 2015

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Leader Harry Reid’s Retirement Announcement

March 27, 2015 Senator Reid has been a leader in title, but more importantly in practice. The lives of working people in Nevada and across the country are better because of his achievements in a long and illustrious career in … Continue reading

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Putting a Face on Immigration

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It could be easy for us here in Iowa to dismiss the need for immigration reform, and delegate debate of the issue to our country’s border states. But as we’ve been reminded in heartbreaking fashion recently, our defective immigration system … Continue reading

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NUHAWK Fundraiser

March 28: NUHAWK Poker Fundraiser. Sheet Metal Workers Local, 263 Training Center, 500  66th Ave. SW, Suite 3, Cedar Rapids, IA. Doors open at 6 pm.

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League of Women Voters to sponsor forum

The League of Women Voters of Johnson County will sponsor a Legislative Forum from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Iowa City Council Chambers, Emma Harvat Hall. Senators Joe Bolkcom, Robert Dvorsky and Kevin Kinney, and Representatives Sally Stutsman, … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 28 Members of Gas House Workers’ Union Local 18799 begin what is to become a 4-month recognition strike against the Laclede Gas Light Co. in St. Louis. The union later said the strike was the first ever against a … Continue reading

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