Daily Archives: January 30, 2017

WEDNESDAY: Workers Speak Out Across Iowa

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Message to Legislators: Stop the closed-door attacks on working families! IOWA — Iowa workers will speak out across the state on Wednesday, calling on legislators to stop what have been described by media as closed door plans to attack the … Continue reading

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Rally to Save Public Collective Bargaining

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Upcoming Phone banks: IOWA

Monday, January 30  Cedar Rapids 5:30 – 8:00 pm IBEW 405 Hall: 1211 Wiley Blvd SW Contact Rick Moyle 319-431-9096 rmoyle@hawkeyelabor.us  Des Moines: 5:00 – 8:00 pm Iowa AFLCIO: 2000 Walker Street Contact Sandy Opstvedt: 515-291-0093 / sandy.scifl@gmail.com  Sioux City: … Continue reading

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Call your Representative and Senator today — tell them to stop the closed-door attacks on Iowa workers!

  Republicans in the legislature are on the attack — coming after worker’s rights. Will you call your Representative and Senator today? The Des Moines Register has reported that plans are being made to assault Chapter 20, the Iowa’s Collective … Continue reading

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Phone Bank From Iowa City For Public Sector Workers!

Working families in Iowa are under attack. The newly elected leaders of the Iowa legislature are attacking the freedom of public employees to join together and a have a voice on the job. But we can fight back. This Tuesday … Continue reading

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DAWN’s List Women’s Appreciation Day Reception Awards

We Need Your nominations for DAWN’s List Women’s Appreciation Day Reception Awards  *You Must Submit Nominations by January 30, 2017* Friends of DAWN’s List, To commemorate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, DAWN’s List will honor Iowa women who have made a difference in … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who helped organize the International Labour Organization’s first conference, in 1919 (right). In 1941, Roosevelt, then president of the United States said “I well remember that in those days the ILO was still a … Continue reading

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