Daily Archives: August 12, 2015

Group calls Grassley ‘obstructionist’ on judicial appointments

A group called “Why Courts Matter Iowa” will deliver a batch of pipes and petitions to two of Senator Chuck Grassley’s Iowa offices today. Matt Sinovic, a spokesman for the group, says Grassley — as chairman of the Senate Judiciary … Continue reading

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Labor History

August 13 Striking miners at Tracy City, Tenn., capture their mines and free 300 state convict strikebreakers. The convicts had been “leased” to mineowners by officials in an effort to make prisons self-supporting and make a few bucks for the … Continue reading

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BCTGM workers in Cedar Rapids prepare

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) – Some Penford Products workers are taking steps right now to prepare for the future as contract negotiations loom. Both Ingredion, Penford’s parent company, and BCTGM Local 100G, the union representing Penford workers, said they’re optimistic … Continue reading

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