Daily Archives: February 2, 2017

Leaked Executive Order Will Harm Workers’ Rights on the Job

AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka issued the following statement in response to a leaked Trump administration executive order: Credible news outlets now are reporting a potential far-reaching attack on working people everywhere under the guise of religious freedom. The leaked … Continue reading

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Opening comments on SF 2, the Attack on Iowa Family Planning Services

    Thank you Mr. President.   This bill is bad for Iowa women and families.   It will create more unintended pregnancies, more high risk pregnancies, and cost Iowa taxpayers more.   Iowans don’t support it.  Doctors warn against … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums – February 4 & 5 – Attend and speak up!

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One of the most important actions you can take in this fight to save collective bargaining is to attend your legislators’ in-district forums. When you attend a legislative forum, be sure to introduce yourself and talk about the job you … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Dolly Parton 9 to 5, yeah They got you where they want you There’s a better life And you dream about it, don’t you It’s a rich man’s game No matter what they call it And you … Continue reading

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