Daily Archives: May 25, 2016

Surviving seven years without a raise

Surviving seven years without a raise Today marks the seven-year anniversary of the last time the federal government granted hardworking Americans a raise. Since May 25, 2009, the federal minimum wage has remained frozen at $7.25 an hour. Here in … Continue reading

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Union Endorsed Candidates Events

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Tuesday, May 24th – SD34 – Sen. Liz Mathis: Mathis Campaign Volunteer Open House, Mathis for Iowa Senate Campaign Office, 131 Marion Blvd. Marion, IA 52304. 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Contact David Rogers at david.rogers@iowademocrats.org or call 505-231-9805 Wednesday, May 25th – SD34 … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party Disagrees with Trump’s View that Wages Are “Too High”

McGuire Calls for a Minimum Wage Increase DES MOINES–May 25th, 2007, was the last time the federal government passed legislation that ensured Americans a wage increase. While the cost of living has skyrocketed, the federal minimum wage remains frozen at … Continue reading

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Polk County Primary Election Info

June 7, 2016 Iowa June Primary Primary Election June 7, 2016 Polls open 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM List of Candidates Publication Polling Locations Instructions Absentee Ballot Request Electronic Voter Registration Paper Voter Registration Find your precinct Election Results– Available … Continue reading

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Labor History

May 26 Men and women weavers in Pawtucket, R.I., stage nation’s first “co-ed” strike – 1824 Western Federation of Miners members strike for 8-hour day, Cripple Creek, Colo. – 1894 Actors’ Equity Assn. is founded by 112 actors at a … Continue reading

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