Daily Archives: September 15, 2016

University of Iowa UPCOMING EVENTS OF NOTE

Senator Tom Harkin lecture on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Tuesday, September 20, 3:30-4:30, Iowa Memorial Union Main Ballroom, UI Campus US Senator Tom Harkin (Retired) will speak about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the inclusive society … Continue reading

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More than third of union workers in swing states support Trump

More than one-third of union workers in swing states — including Pennsylvania — are backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to a recent member survey by the AFL-CIO. But that support is starting to wane, and the percentage of union … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 16 More than 43,000 oil workers strike in 20 states, part of the post-war strike wave – 1945 A player lockout by the National Hockey League begins, leading to cancellation of what would have been the league’s 88th season. … Continue reading

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