Daily Archives: December 11, 2015

We Stood Up BIG for Fairness!

Dear Union Members, Community Coalition Allies & Elected Officials: Thank you to all who turned out on Tuesday December 8th to make the Stand Up For Fairness Rally the largest pro-worker, pro-middle class rally in the Quad Cities in decades! Please … Continue reading

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The AFL-CIO Turns 60

Sixty years ago, one of the biggest mergers between labor confederations took place between two longtime rivals, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). In 1886, the AFL was created under the leadership of … Continue reading

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ARA Friday Alert

Drug Price Spikes Are Hurting Consumers and Medical Providers, Senators Told The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on off-patent drug price spikes on Wednesday. Witnesses provided insight into the causes of these price hikes and the effects … Continue reading

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Iowa’s radical privatization of Medicaid is already struggling

On Jan. 1, 30 days before Iowa caucus goers cast the first votes of the 2016 presidential race, the state will gain another national distinction, but of a dubious variety: It plans to launch the most sweeping and radical privatization … Continue reading

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