Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

Lee County Raise the Wage Coalition Calls on Supervisors to Establish Minimum Wage Study Group

Montrose, Iowa – On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016, the Lee County Raise the Wage Coalition will attend the Board of Supervisors meeting which starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Sheriff’s office, and formally request that the Lee County Board of … Continue reading

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2 officers injured in altercation at Clarinda Correctional Facility

(Clarinda) — The president of the state’s largest public employee’s union is once again calling on state officials to add staff to prisons following two incidents late last week at the Clarinda Correctional Facility. Officials with the Iowa Department of … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 02 White and Chinese immigrants battle in Rock Springs, Wyo., fueled by racial tensions and the practice of Union Pacific Railroad of hiring lower-paid Chinese over whites. At least 25 Chinese died and 15 more were injured. Rioters burned … Continue reading

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Jim Mowrer Is The Right Fit For Iowa

Jim Mowrer, a lifelong Iowan, has an astonishing record of military service. First as part of a unit that served the longest tour in Iraq followed by a game-changing position at the Pentagon. He thoroughly understands what is needed to … Continue reading

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