Daily Archives: November 30, 2016

The AFL-CIO’s Response to Trump’s Presidency

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This post originally appeared at On Labor. Rather than slice and dice the electorate into different demographics and voting blocks, we have to understand what happened on Nov. 8 not as a vote for or against the two candidates. Rather, … Continue reading

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Hi everyone, this is another reminder about our Labor Walk for Jim Lykam this Saturday.

The plan is to meet at the UFCW 431 Hall at 2411 W. Central Park AVe. Davenport at 11 AM on this Saturday and knock on doors until 2PM. Afterward, we can go have pizza and beer nearby. Please invite any … Continue reading

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Nurses’ union asks UIHC for more pay to aid recruitment, retention efforts

The union representing 3,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals at the University of Iowa is calling for a 6 percent pay hike in an effort to address staffing shortages throughout the UI Health Care system. “What we’re hoping to get … Continue reading

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Labor History

December 01 The Ford Motor Co. introduces the continuous moving assembly line which can produce a complete car every two-and-a-half minutes – 1913 Kellogg cereal adopts 6-hour day – 1930 African-American Rosa Parks refuses to go to the back of … Continue reading

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