Daily Archives: October 6, 2016

Time to Volunteer!

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Attend reading for Polk County minimum wage

Sisters and Brothers. I have an ask on behalf of low wage workers in Polk County.  As I am sure you are all aware, the Polk County Supervisors have been considering an ordnance to raise the minimum wage in Polk County.  … Continue reading

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With 32 days left until the election

Brothers and sisters, With 32 days left until the election, it is critical we are turning out as many people as possible to help our worker friendly candidates get elected on November 8th. If you have not yet been involved … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 07 Joe Hill, labor leader and songwriter, born in Gavle, Sweden – 1879 The Structural Building Trades Alliance (SBTA) is founded, becomes the AFL’s Building Trades Dept. five years later. SBTA’s mission: to provide a form to work out … Continue reading

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The National Association of Letter Carriers embraced the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its “official charity” in 1952.

The NALC was the first national sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and letter carriers are among MDA’s top fund-raisers, collecting more than $20 million in the past 15 years alone to finance research and provide care and services for … Continue reading

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