Daily Archives: March 7, 2016

Ken Sagar on Ethical Perspectives – Discussions on TPP

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ARA Report

Super Tuesday Results: Clinton Favored by Seniors Exit polls show that Hillary Clinton won 8 out of 10 votes among seniors voting in Tuesday’s Virginia Democratic primary and 8 out of 10 voters over 45 in Arkansas. Nationally, Clinton’s call … Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

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In recognition of women’s contributions, and challenges, as members of the workforce and the labor movement, consider reading some of these titles below. Enter Discount Code: MARCH2016 at checkout and receive a 20% discount! United Apart: Gender and the Rise … Continue reading

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AFSCME MEMBERS TO RALLY FOR STAFF SAFETY AT DOC CENTRAL OFFICE

DES MOINES – On Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 3:45 PM, AFSCME members and friends will hold a Rally for Staff Safety outside of the Iowa Department of Corrections Central Office in Des Moines (Jesse Parker Building, 510 E 12th … Continue reading

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Regina V. Polk Women’s Labor Leadership Conference

The Regina V. Polk Women’s Labor Leadership Conference is a multi-day participatory conference that creates an open and invigorating space for rank and file women union activists and community leaders to learn from skilled instructors and one another. Let’s Get … Continue reading

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Support 4 percent for public schools

The conference committee to determine K-12 funding is expected to meet next week and your lawmakers need to hear from you. Please take a few moments to send your state legislators a note on what adequate funding means to your students, … Continue reading

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Tax proposals would cost Iowa nearly $100 million this year, report finds

DES MOINES, Iowa – A little-debated measure quietly working its way through the Legislature would cost the state nearly $100 million a year in revenues, the bulk of the breaks going to businesses. The financial impact would be immediate, with … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 07 Some 6,000 shoemakers, joined by about 20,000 other workers, strike in Lynn, Mass. They won raises, but not recognition of their union – 1860 Three thousand unemployed auto workers, led by the Communist Party of America, braved the … Continue reading

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