Daily Archives: January 18, 2017

Informational Picket

Our brothers and sisters of IBEW 1362 need our help. On Friday January 20th 3:30pm the members of IBEW 1362 will hold an informational picket at Rockwell Collins. We will meet at the IBEW 1362 Union Hall at 3:30 PM. … Continue reading

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Public Sector Unions and Equality for Iowa Women

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Forming unions in order to negotiate working conditions as a group—a process known as collective bargaining—has long been an important means of promoting workplace equality for men and women. Workers have organized to confront abuse and improve working conditions throughout … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 19 Twenty strikers at the American Agricultural Chemical Co. in Roosevelt, N.J., were shot, two fatally, by factory guards. They and other strikers had stopped an incoming train in search of scabs when the guards opened fire – 1915 … Continue reading

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