Daily Archives: July 21, 2015

Working History – Southern Labor Studies Association

The Southern Labor Studies Association (SLSA) announces the launch of its podcast, Working History.  Hosted by SLSA President Beth English, Working History spotlights the work of leading labor historians, activists, and practitioners focusing on the U.S. South. The podcast is available for listening on iTunes and SoundCloud. The inaugural … Continue reading

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Go Spread the Word

Become an advocate and help raise awareness about coronary artery disease (CAD) in women. If you or someone you know is experiencing possible symptoms of CAD, it’s important to know about your testing options, including which tests may be safer … Continue reading

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Working Families Deserve Action on Wall Street Reform

On today’s fifth anniversary of The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement: Working families have waited too long for changes required by Dodd-Frank legislation. Meanwhile, corporations continue to … Continue reading

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ARA FRIDAY ALERT

Photos, Action Session Materials Now Available for 2015 National Legislative Conference July 17, 2015 Photos, Action Session Materials Now Available for 2015 National Legislative Conference If you missed last week’s National Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, or if you want … Continue reading

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Superintendents warn funding cuts will broadly affect programs

Des Moines, Iowa – The response to Gov. Terry Branstad’s veto of nearly $55 million in funding for Iowa schools continues to grow, with at least 35 school superintendents warning that the funding cut will hammer schools on everything from … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 22 Newly unionized brewery workers in San Francisco, mostly German socialists, declare victory after the city’s breweries give in to their demands for free beer, the closed shop, freedom to live anywhere (they had typically been required to live … Continue reading

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