Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Feds should stop Medicaid privatization

The Register’s editorial Correction: The box at the bottom of this editorial has been corrected to add the regional number for CMS: (816) 426-5233.  About 550,000 low-income Iowans rely on Medicaid health insurance. The program, administered by the state, has low administrative … Continue reading

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Join CLUW in November in Sacramento CA for its 18th Biennial Convention: Register NOW!

Do you want women finally to receive equal pay to their male counterparts? Do you want to raise the minimum wage for those women who are working but still live in poverty? Do you want to reinforce the right of … Continue reading

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Millions of Dollars in New Department of Labor Grants Support Apprenticeship Programs

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(Washington, DC September 10, 2015) – The AFL-CIO applauds the Department of Labor for awarding millions of dollars in grant money to support registered apprenticeship programs across the country. The AFL-CIO Working for America Institute partners with Jobs for the … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 10 In Pennsylvania, Polish, Lithuanian and Slovak miners are gunned down by the Lattimer Mine’s sheriff deputies—19 dead, more than 50 wounded—during a peaceful march from Hazelton to Lattimer. Some 3,000 were marching for collective bargaining and civil liberty. … Continue reading

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The 24th Annual East Central Iowa – Northwestern Illinois AFL-CIO Hall of Fame Banquet is set for Friday October 23rd.

Dear Union Members, Community Coalition Partners, and Pro-Worker Businesses: The 24th Annual East Central Iowa – Northwestern Illinois AFL-CIO Hall of Fame Banquet is set for Friday October 23rd. The purpose of this event is to honor those in the … Continue reading

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