Daily Archives: September 8, 2016

Iowa’s Teachers Endorse Monica Vernon for Congress

The National Education Association and Iowa State Education Association Back Vernon’s Campaign for Congress Today, teachers across Iowa announced their endorsement of Monica Vernon for Congress. The Iowa State Education Association represents thousands of education professionals at all levels across the state and is part of … Continue reading

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60th Iowa Federation of Labor Convention

Check out the photos from the Convention

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Labor History

September 09 In convention at Topeka, Kan., delegates create the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America. The men who repaired the nation’s rail cars were paid 10 or 15¢ an hour, working 12 hours a day, often seven days a … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor Quote: Cesar Chavez

“We shall strike. We shall organize boycotts. We shall demonstrate and have political campaigns. We shall pursue the revolution we have proposed. We are sons and daughters of the farm workers’ revolution, a revolution of the poor seeking bread and … Continue reading

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