Daily Archives: August 10, 2015

Services for Lee Ann Ambler

Lea Ann Ambler passed away yesterday.  Her Visitation is Friday at Mitchell Funeral Home 1209 Iowa Ave W, Marshalltown.  641-844-1234. Funeral 1030 am Saturday August 15. http://www.mitchellfh.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1639859 LeeAnn Ambler Stichter, 57, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away at home on August … Continue reading

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Photos from the 2015 IFL Convention

Photos from the 2015 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention. Download what ever you want.  

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Labor Relations How Obama Hurts Clinton (and Helps Sanders) With Unions

In 2008, Steve Abbott fell for Barack Obama. “Hope and change—I believed that hook, line and sinker,” says Abbott, whose Iowa caucus site was switched from a library to a gym because of an influx of Obama supporters. Seven years … Continue reading

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Rise Together, Raise the Wage!

TAKE ACTION! Come to the public forum this Wednesday, and speak publicly about your support to raise the minimum wage in our county. Minimum Wage Public Forum Wednesday, August 12th 6:00pm-8:00pm Johnson County Health and Human Services Building 855 S. … Continue reading

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From Iowa Labor, Joe Biden Love But Scant Momentum

If Joe Biden ever heeds the close friends urging that he run for president, he’ll need a groundswell of support from friendly constituencies. At last week’s Iowa AFL-CIO summit in Altoona, no such Joe-mentum was apparent. “I haven’t heard anybody talking … Continue reading

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IPERS is strong and transparent

The attacks on Iowa’s pension system by the group calling itself Truth in Accounting are alarmist and misleading. [“Iowa hiding $1.6 billion in pension debt, group claims, Aug. 5] While Truth in Accounting may sound like a straightforward good government … Continue reading

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