Daily Archives: January 6, 2016

Labor Board Cites Ingredion, Inc. for Multiple Violations of Federal Law

Following a months-long investigation, Region 18 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it had decided to issue a complaint charging Ingredion, Inc. with multiple violations of the National Labor Relations Act at its Cedar Rapids, Iowa facility. … Continue reading

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Tension lingers as Iowa lawmakers stress unity

Less than a week before the Iowa Legislature convenes, House and Senate leadership emphasized Tuesday a shared desire to move beyond the tensions of the previous session – even as the discussion over education and taxes at times grew contentious. … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 06 The Toronto Trades and Labour Council endorses the principle of equal pay for equal work between men and women – 1882 Eight thousand workers strike at Youngstown Sheet & Tube. The following day the strikers’ wives and other family … Continue reading

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The Iowa City Federation of Labor has endorsed Lisa Green-Douglas in the January 19th special election for Johnson County Board of Supervisor.

When we vote we win!  Labor and our friends had great victories in 2015 with the Iowa City council election and the school board election.  Now we can kick off the year by electing another friend of Labor. Lisa Green-Douglas  … Continue reading

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