Daily Archives: June 6, 2016

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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Veterans Trust Fund helps those in need

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The Veterans Trust Fund was created in 2003 to help low-income veterans in need of housing repairs, emergency medical care, dental work, eyeglasses, hearing aids, prescriptions, car repairs and more. The Trust Fund began providing assistance in 2009. That year, … Continue reading

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Trump calls judge a “total disgrace” based on his “Mexican heritage”

Trump calls judge a “total disgrace” based on his “Mexican heritage” “It is utterly irresponsible for Sen. Grassley to allow Donald Trump to choose the next Supreme Court justice. ” DES MOINES-Donald Trump’s behavior this week further illustrates that he … Continue reading

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AFSCME blasts Clarinda prison staffing changes

(Clarinda) — Officials with the state’s largest employees’ union are criticizing recent staffing changes at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. In a press release, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees claims staffing at the Lodge–a three-story dorm-style facility … Continue reading

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Labor History

June 06 The U.S. Employment Service was created – 1933 A general strike by some 12,000 autoworkers and others in Lansing, Mich., shuts down the city for a month in what was to become known as the city’s “Labor Holiday.” … Continue reading

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