Daily Archives: January 19, 2017

Veterans Warn Legislators About Collective Bargaining Changes – Iowa Starting Line

If you weaken collective bargaining laws, you hurt Iowa veterans. That was the message from a group of labor union members who are veterans that met at the Statehouse this week to lobby legislators. Although they have yet to unveil … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays in Iowa returns

Moral Mondays IOWA (MMI) will return for its third year at the statehouse beginning Monday, January 23 with a focus on Women’s Healthcare Rights. MMI meets from noon – 12:45 pm in Room 304 at the Capitol. All are encouraged … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Proud to Partner with the Women’s March on Washington

 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the Women’s March on Washington: The AFL-CIO is proud to support the Women’s March on Washington. Thousands of our 12.5 million members—women and men alike—will come together this weekend to stand up for … Continue reading

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Labor History

January 20 Chicago Crib Disaster—A fire breaks out during construction of a water tunnel for the city of Chicago, burning the wooden dormitory housing the tunnel workers.  While 46 survive the fire by jumping into the frigid lake and climbing … Continue reading

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Iowa Special Election

Our Revolution is committed to electing progressives in races up and down the ballot across the country. Supporting candidates at the local level ensures that our priorities and policies can advance and become law. Right now we’re targeting our efforts … Continue reading

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