Daily Archives: August 24, 2016

Iowa Federation of Labor Endorses Judge

The Delegates at the 60th annual Iowa Federation of Labor Convention voted to endorse Patty Judge for U.S. Senate After evaluating the candidates, we felt that Chuck Grassley’s obstruction of the  Judicial nomination is unacceptable to all Iowans. Patty Judge … Continue reading

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Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Makes Contracting System More Accountable

    Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Guidance and Regulations:   The AFL-CIO applauds the Administration for moving forward with regulations and guidance implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces … Continue reading

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Teaching & Research Assistants Win Major Victory After NLRB Ruling

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Graduate Workers Win to Unionize:   Today’s momentous decision by the NLRB marks a major victory for teaching and research assistants at Columbia University whose right to organize and form a union has … Continue reading

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The fight for the VA is far from over.

The fight for the VA is far from over. Greedy politicians and their corporate backers want nothing more than to destroy and privatize our VA. And privatization — that’s just a fancy word for saying “I want to let my … Continue reading

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