Daily Archives: August 11, 2016

Two Key Medicaid Meetings at the Iowa Statehouse on Monday, August 29th

Medicaid Listening Post 9:30 to 11:30 AM in Room 116 Iowa Medicaid members and providers will give three minute statements on privatized Medicaid.   All legislators are invited to attend and listen.  To sign up to speak in advance, complete the … Continue reading

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GMP Approves Merger with USW

GMP Approves Merger with USW | United Steelworkers (Pittsburgh) — The Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union (GMPIU) overwhelmingly approved a merger with the United Steelworkers (USW) at its 75th quadrennial convention, both unions announced today. The … Continue reading

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Iowa ARA Convention 2016

Iowa ARA 2016 Convention Photos

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Labor History

August 11 Federal troops drive some 1,200 jobless workers from Washington D.C. Led by unemployed activist Charles “Hobo” Kelley, the group’s “soldiers” include young journalist Jack London and William Haywood, a young miner-cowboy called “Big Bill” – 1884 One hundred … Continue reading

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