Daily Archives: June 18, 2015

Fight continues after House passes bad trade deal for workers

  “We are at the end of the second quarter and the score is tied 1-1. We look forward to the third and fourth quarters. Workers’ resolve is firmer than ever.  We will fight at every level and in every … Continue reading

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Iowa Labor History Oral Project

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TPP UPDATE

There will be a vote on the House floor tomorrow on a NEW Fast Track bill that will NOT include TAA. It is likely that if it passes through the House successfully, they will have a workaround for the missing … Continue reading

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Iowa Editorial: Iowa lawmakers flunk education

Mediocre. Below average. Stagnant. Pick the adjective or phrase to slap on Iowa education for another year. Iowa’s House Republicans prevailed over Democrats and their own governor with an end-of-session agreement that can hardly be called a compromise. State law … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 18 Union and civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph and others meet with President Roosevelt about a proposed July 1 March on Washington to protest discrimination in war industries. A week later, Roosevelt orders that the industries desegregate – … Continue reading

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