Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

They don’t understand collective bargaining

It is very evident that officers of the Americans for Prosperity don’t understand what collective bargaining is. (Op/Ed November 18 Collective bargaining reform: A good bargain for Iowa.)   The use of loaded language like, “Union leaders ‘demand’ raises,” does … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 30 “Fighting Mary” Eliza McDowell, also known as the “Angel of the Stockyards,” born in Chicago. As a social worker she helped organize the first women’s local of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union in 1902 – 1854 Mother Jones … Continue reading

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