Daily Archives: November 28, 2016

Central Iowa volunteer opportunities during holiday season

United Way of Central Iowa has collected ways volunteers can help during the holiday season. To access a Holiday Helping Hand pdf go to www.HolidayHelpingHand.org Volunteers aren’t just needed during the holidays. Visit www.unitedwaydm.org/volunteer to find out how you can volunteer to … Continue reading

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Wage freeze proposed for Iowa public employees

DES MOINES — The state has proposed no wage increase over the next two years and a rain check on health insurance to workers represented by Iowa’s largest public employee union, leading the union’s top official to declare the governor … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 28 William Sylvis, founder of the National Labor Union, born – 1828 National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, precursor to IBEW, founded – 1891 A total of 154 men die in a coal mine explosion at Marianna, Pa.  Engineer and … Continue reading

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