Daily Archives: September 14, 2016

Is it time for Woodbury County to join the party?

This week, two more counties in Iowa — Linn and Wapello — joined Johnson County in setting a countywide minimum wage. In Linn County, the wage will rise to $10.25 by January 2019, while Wapello County followed Johnson County’s lead … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled By Trump’s New Policies Underlying Misogyny Exposed in Trump’s Child Care and Family Leave Proposals

DES MOINES–Yesterday, 456 days after announcing his most recent run for President, Donald Trump finally unveiled his child care and maternity leave proposals. This is Trump’s latest attempt to salvage his disastrous polling numbers among female voters. Trump’s difficulty in … Continue reading

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Why This Election is so Important #1

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Stop the TPP

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Quad City Walks and Phone Banking

So here is the regular schedule we will have for predictive dial phone banking: Wednesday, September 21: 5 – 8 PM at UFCW 431 Hall: 2411 W. Central Park Ave, Davenport Wednesday, September 28: 5 – 8 PM at UFCW … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 15 Some 5,000 female cotton workers in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., strike for a 10-hour day. The next day, male trade unionists become the first male auxiliary when they gather to protect the women from police attacks. The strike … Continue reading

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