Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

ADA and CWA to hold press conference outside Cedar Falls Clinton Event calling on her to Take Position on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Dear Friend, Hillary Clinton will be making her second round of visits to Iowa this coming Tuesday including a visit to Cedar Falls Bike Tech Works and progressive leaders demand to know what her position is on the controversial Trans-Pacific … Continue reading

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Voters Escalating Pressure against Fast Track in Congressional Districts

Union members and allies held 84 in-district events last week during House Recess (May 15, 2015) – As the Senate prepares to consider fast track legislation, union members, environmentalists, small business owners, consumer advocates and progressive allies are escalating the … Continue reading

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We’re looking forward to seeing you tomorrow at the Working Families Summit in Ames!

Friends, We’re looking forward to seeing you tomorrow at the Working Families Summit in Ames! We’re getting started at 9:00 AM, and the Summit will feature keynote speaker and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and other leading civil and progressive rights … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 16 Minneapolis general strike backs Teamsters, who are striking most of the city’s trucking companies – 1934 U.S. Supreme Court issues Mackay decision, which permits the permanent replacement of striking workers. The decision had little impact until Ronald Reagan’s … Continue reading

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