Daily Archives: March 2, 2017

Sign up and support these hearings

Iowa Republicans continue to attack working families. There will be three public hearings on Monday March 6th related to the lowering the minimum wage, dismantling local control of water works, and on Voter ID. Click on the link to learn … Continue reading

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The anti-labor Iowa Legislature is continuing its attack on working Iowans.

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They are attacking injured workers, minimum wage workers, Building Trades with an anti-PLA bill and teachers and education. Please attend as many of these Forums and let these representatives know how bad these bills are for working Iowa families. ALTOONA … Continue reading

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Ban on mandating project labor agreements heads to Iowa Senate floor

Legislation that would prevent state and local governments from mandating the use of project labor agreements for public construction projects was approved Wednesday by the Iowa Senate Labor and Business Relations Committee. Senate Study Bill 1145, which was sent to the … Continue reading

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Labor History

  Today’s Labor Quote: Walter Reuther “Labor is not fighting for a larger slice of the national pie – labor is fighting for a larger pie.” Reuther — seen here with Martin Luther King, Jr. — made the United Automobile … Continue reading

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