Daily Archives: March 4, 2016

Editorial: Lawmakers should increase minimum wage

Here’s an idea for state lawmakers: Listen to your constituents. About 7 in 10 Iowans favor an increase in the state’s $7.25 minimum hourly wage, according to a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll. Support has grown from 65 percent … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 05 British soldiers, quartered in the homes of colonists, took the jobs of working people when jobs were scarce. On this date, grievances of rope makers against the soldiers led to a fight. Soldiers shot down Crispus Attucks, a Black … Continue reading

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