Daily Archives: March 1, 2016

March is Women’s (Labor) History Month

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A number of events and activities commemorating Women’s History Month are being held across America and in classrooms in our nation’s schools. It provides teachers with an opportunity to have students explore the many contributions women have made – and … Continue reading

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Opening remarks on SF 2213, Oversight and other improvements to Iowa Medicaid Privatization

Senator Amanda Ragan of Manson City Bill summary: http://bit.ly/iowa-medicaid-oversight Despite its disappointing and troubling start, Medicaid privatization is moving forward.  We’ve been told the problems, the conflicts of interest, and even apparent threats to the continued care of disabled Iowans … Continue reading

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SIT IN WITH THOUSANDS. SAVE DEMOCRACY FOR MILLIONS.

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It’s time to take mass nonviolent action on a historic scale to save our democracy. This April, in Washington, D.C., we will demand a Congress that will take immediate action to end the corruption of big money in our politics … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Asserts that Gig Economy Workers Are Employees

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AFL-CIO Asserts that Gig Economy Workers Are Employees Read Gig Economy Council Statement Here  (Washington, DC – March 1, 2016) –The AFL-CIO Executive Council affirmed that working people in the gig economy share a single common designation: employees. The Council … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 02 Postal workers granted 8-hour day – 1913 (From the Folks Who Brought You The Weekend: This is a sweeping, highly readable history of U.S. labor that will be welcomed by anyone interested in learning more about the struggle … Continue reading

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