Daily Archives: October 28, 2016

VOTE this election

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The 2016 election day is almost here and the results will have a huge impact on the lives of Iowa seniors! It is critical that our ARA members, union members and our families go to the polls and vote this … Continue reading

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Flip it over and VOTE!

On the back side of your ballot, there is a very important issue judges. Iowa has “a judicial retention election” system. Judges stand for retention election near the end of their term of office. In a retention election , judges … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is the first recent Republican to reach out directly to working people and our unions.

Trump’s anti-TPP, anti-establishment rhetoric found union members to be a ready audience.   Wasn’t he saying exactly what we believe, in fact, what unions have been saying for decades?  The system is rigged against working people.  Whether it was attacking trade … Continue reading

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Labor History

October 29 Japanese immigrant and labor advocate Katsu Goto is strangled to death, his body then strung from an electric pole, on the Big Island of Hawaii by thugs hired by plantation owners.  They were outraged over Goto’s work on … Continue reading

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