Daily Archives: August 18, 2016

Hawkeye Area Labor Council Charity Golf Tournament

The tournament had 28 teams, 35 hole sponsors and raised $6,100 for Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. More Photos  

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IPP’s Peter Fisher to talk minimum wage issues in Linn County

A public forum on a possible minimum wage increase in Linn County will be up for discussion Thursday evening in Cedar Rapids. Iowa Policy Project Research Director Peter Fisher, who has written extensively on the minimum wage issue, will join … Continue reading

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Labor History

August 19 First edition of IWW Little Red Song Book published – 1909 Some 2,000 United Railroads streetcar service workers and supporters parade down San Francisco’s Market Street in support of pay demands and against the company’s anti-union policies. The strike failed … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor Quote: Eugene Debs

“What can Labor do for itself? The answer is not difficult. Labor can organize, it can unify; it can consolidate its forces. This done, it can demand and command.”​

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