Daily Archives: July 27, 2016

The Board of the Hawkeye Area Labor Council

New Hawkeye Area Labor Council AFL-CIO board memberers sworn in by Ken Sagar ,President Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO . Kelly Steinke NALC373, Cal Eckhoff IAMAW1728,Jerry Hageman CWA7108,Jeff Cooling IBEW405,Jess Macal IBEW1362,Randy Sconyers SMW263, Ben Rhodes IAMAW1526,Bob Doubek UBC308,Scott Smith … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 27 William Sylvis, founder of the National Labor Union, died – 1869 July 28 Women shoemakers in Lynn, Mass., create Daughters of St. Crispin, demand pay equal to that of men – 1869 Harry Bridges is born in Australia. … Continue reading

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She’s With Us: Congratulations Hillary Clinton

The working people of the AFL-CIO proudly congratulate Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential nominee of a major party. After the historic roll call tonight at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, AFL-CIO officers shared their congratulations: Clinton said … Continue reading

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Trump tries to hide lies by banning press, labor leader says – The Iowa Daily Democrat

DES MOINES, Iowa – A top labor leader has launched a blistering assault on Republican nominee Donald Trump, signaling the opening of what is shaping as a fall campaign that will resemble a brawl. “Seventy-eight percent of the factual claims … Continue reading

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