Daily Archives: September 25, 2015

Bi-Partisan Legislation Will Improve Healthcare for Working Americans

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the introduction of legislation to repeal the forty percent tax on quality health benefits from the Affordable Care Act:  America’s working families are encouraged by the bipartisan leadership to improve access to comprehensive … Continue reading

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Time for UI faculty to unionize, oppose Harreld

The Iowa Board of Regents, its president Bruce Rastetter and acting University of Iowa President and chair of the search committee Jean Robillard, have corrupted the process by which the selection of the university’s next president was conducted. We now … Continue reading

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Stand with Social Security Works

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This week, Governor Scott Walker, the Koch brothers’ chosen candidate, dropped out of the Republican presidential primary. This stands as a complete repudiation of right-wing economic policies that grip Walker and his contemporaries, who announce their plans to devastate Social … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 24 Canada declares the Wobblies illegal – 1918 September 25 American photographer Lewis Hine born in Oshkosh, Wisc. – 1874 (Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor: Your heart will be broken by this exceptional book’s photographs … Continue reading

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