Daily Archives: March 8, 2016

AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler Highlights TPP’s Negative Impact on Women

AFL-CIO Releases Fact Sheet on International Women’s Day    (Washington, DC, March 8, 2016) – On a press call in honor of International Women’s Day, Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer and Thea Lee, AFL-CIO Deputy Chief of Staff, discussed the … Continue reading

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ARA Congressional Voting Record

Each year the Alliance for Retired Americans releases a Congressional Voting Record that rates how well Iowa senators and representatives did in protecting your retirement security. Click here to view a state-by-state breakdown of U.S. Senate and House congressional votes … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Medicaid Caper — A letter to an old friend

By Anne Kinzel Dear friend: Have you been following the latest in Medicaid privatization in Iowa? I know it’s been a long time since we worked on the original switchover to Medicaid Managed Care cases, but remember when I told … Continue reading

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Labor History

March 09 The Westmoreland County (Pa.) Coal Strike—known as the “Slovak strike” because some 70 percent of the 15,000 strikers were Slovakian immigrants—begins on this date and continues for nearly 16 months before ending in defeat. Sixteen miners and family … Continue reading

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