Daily Archives: August 3, 2016

Iowa Earns Grade of ‘D’ in New Study for Failing to Adopt Workplace Policies that Support New Parents

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New State-by-State Analysis Reinforces the Need for Congress to Advance Paid Leave and Other Family Friendly Policies  A new state-by-state analysis released two days before the 23rd anniversary of the day the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) took … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Commits to Mobilizing Millions of Women in 2016

AFL-CIO Commits to Mobilizing Millions of Women in 2016  Statement by AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler on the AFL-CIO Executive Council’s Working Women Economic Agenda:  Women make up more than half of the U.S. electorate, and we vote at higher … Continue reading

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Informational Picket

Our brothers and sisters of USW 11-00436 need our help. On Wednesday August 10th,4-6pm the members of USW 11-00436 will hold an informational picket at Kapstone 1601 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402. Parking will be at the … Continue reading

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Union Veterans Council

US Marine and Iraq War Veteran Will Fischer gives Donald Trump a reality check in these two straight forward and important videos.  Please share these videos widely. Donald J. Trump recently said that he always wanted a Purple Heart. Nobody … Continue reading

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Labor History

August 04 The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers is formed. It partnered with the Steel Workers Organizing Committee, CIO in 1935; both organizations disbanded in 1942 to form the new United Steelworkers – 1876 An estimated 15,000 silk … Continue reading

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