Daily Archives: February 27, 2017

Republican Legislators continue attack on Iowa workers – this time on injured workers.

Press Conferences will be held, Tuesday, February 28, in several Iowa Cities to discuss the proposed worker’s compensation bill and share information on HSB 169 and ways that we see how it may affect working families. This bill has been … Continue reading

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HF 316 dismantles the Des Moines Metro Water Works Systems

Here’s an important action you can take: contact these Representatives and tell them to vote NO on HF 316. The bill has a subcommittee scheduled for 9:00 AM tomorrow (2/28) in the Iowa House, Room 102 of the Capitol. Subcommittee … Continue reading

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RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR OUR CITY EMPLOYEES AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNITS

  WHEREAS, The City Council of Sioux City, Iowa goes on record as supporting our employees and collective bargaining units which represent our employees; and WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Sioux City recognizes that the recently approved … Continue reading

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Martin O’Malley Returning to Iowa as Keynote Speaker Progressive Hero Awards to County Supervisors With Special Guest Roxanne Conlin

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IOWA – Iowa Citizen Action Network (ICAN) will be holding its annual “Protecting the American Dream” event on Saturday March 4, 2017 from 2-4 pm in Johnston, Iowa. Executive Director, Sue Dinsdale said ICAN is excited to host Martin O’Malley.  … Continue reading

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Demand Branstad/Reynolds Release Secret List!

After weeks denying their bill gutting collective bargaining had anything to do with the Koch Brothers or Americans for Prosperity, Gov Branstad and Lt Gov Reynolds invited their corporate-backed lobbyist to the private bill signing. No press was invited. No members of … Continue reading

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Thistle: Branstad plays favorites when signing collective bargaining bill

A thistle to Gov. Terry Branstad for his invitation-only signing of the bill that takes a wrecking ball to Iowa’s collective-bargaining law for pubic employees. The governor’s staff had told The Des Moines Register there would be no bill-signing ceremony, which … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM REP. CHRIS HALL, RANKING MEMBER OF HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE, ON GOVERNOR’S BUDGET CUTS

“It is shameless of the Branstad – Reynolds administration to cut more from community colleges, state universities, and public safety just days after rescinding scholarships and raising tuition on 3,000 students. The GOP’s reckless corporate giveaways led to these budget … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: John Steinbeck, from “The Grapes of Wrath”  “And in the eyes of the people there is the failure; and in the eyes of the hungry there is a growing wrath. In the souls of the people the grapes … Continue reading

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