Daily Archives: May 21, 2015

Branstad critics see irony in mental health proclamation

DES MOINES | Gov. Terry Branstad came under fire Thursday for signing a Mental Health Month proclamation while defending his plan to close two of the state’s four mental health institutions. “Frankly, the governor signing this proclamation is laughable given … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Working Families Summit Photos

Click here to see photos from the summit

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Disappointing Vote

“It is disappointing that the Senate decided to move ahead to consider the Fast Track bill that will cede congressional leverage to ensure that US trade deals, including the TPP, help rather than hurt America’s working families. We’ve seen the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Robert Reich at the Working Families Summit

Listen to Robert Reich at the Working Families Summit – May 16, 2015 click on – Thursday, May 21, 2015 12:00 pm click here to go to audio

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Help Elect Paul McAndrew to the Board of South Slope

Local Attorney Paul McAndrew is running for South Slope Board of Directors for the North Liberty seat. Paul is a friend of working families who will bring balance and accountability to the anti-worker tactics of South Slope CEO Justyn Miller. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Women of Steel donate to Habitat for Humanity

On May 14, USW Local 310 Women of Steel presented a check to Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity for $1160. The money was raised through our burrito sale in March and will go toward the Hammers and Heels Women … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Labor History

May 22 Eugene V. Debs imprisoned in Woodstock, Ill., for role in Pullman strike – 1895 (The Bending Cross: A Biography of Eugene V. Debs: Eugene V. Debs was a labor activist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment