Daily Archives: June 3, 2016

Basu: All of America loses by leaving court vacancy open

A couple of former White House counsels — one to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, one to George W. Bush — came to Des Moines on Wednesday to warn Iowans about not having a fully functioning U.S. Supreme Court. By then, it … Continue reading

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Vote Labor Endorsed Candidates June 7

Click here to find where to vote!     Rob Hogg—U.S. Senate Jim Mowrer—U.S. Congress—3rd District Lois DeWaard—Iowa House 28 Wes Breckenridge—Iowa House 29 Jo Oldson—Iowa House 41 Deb Duncan—Iowa House 47 Steve McCargar—Iowa House 55 Teresa Meyer—Iowa House 63 … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 04 Massachusetts becomes the first state to establish a minimum wage – 1912 The House of Representatives approves the Taft-Hartley Act. The legislation allows the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes. President Truman vetoed the … Continue reading

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