Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

Labor Day Parade, Picnics and other events around Iowa

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“Working For a Better Life” Union members, families, and faith and community leaders will gather over the Labor Day weekend to celebrate the incredible achievements of people who are working for a better life. “Every day, working people get up … Continue reading

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Report: Johnson County wage increase could benefit 19,000

A nonpartisan research group says a minimum wage increase in Johnson County could benefit more than 19,000 workers and have little negative impact on area businesses paying the higher wage. The nonprofit Iowa Policy Project released a report Tuesday that … Continue reading

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United Way Day of Action

The Women of Steel Committee is looking for volunteers to join us for United Way’s Day of Action on September 15. We will be involved in two different events and will be needing 15 volunteers for each. The first event, … Continue reading

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Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Sportsman Channel Host Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day Marathon Salute to American Workers and Great American Products

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Sportsman Channel are teaming up to honor the American worker and showcase the great products still being made in the U.S.A. by hardworking Americans. Sportsman Channel’s Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day Marathon, a salute to … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 02 White and Chinese immigrants battle in Rock Springs, Wyo., fueled by racial tensions and the practice of Union Pacific Railroad of hiring lower-paid Chinese over whites. At least 25 Chinese died and 15 more were injured. Rioters burned … Continue reading

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