Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

Rep. Steve King and the Racist Origins of ‘Right to Work’

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This post originally appeared at Labor’s Edge. Controversial Iowa Rep. Steve King is once again in hot water for espousing racist, white nationalist views, tweeting that “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” He doubled down on his … Continue reading

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We need to continue to fight for Iowa workers

We need to make sure our legislators hear from us about the issues we care about, that they know we are paying attention and that WE are their constituents, they are accountable to US for the way they vote. We … Continue reading

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The 2017 Iowa Legislature just passed the halfway mark.

What we’ve learned so far from the Republican majority is deeply troubling. Instead of focusing on the priorities of Iowans, they are passing the priorities of the special interests. They aren’t listening to Iowans nor are they actually working on … Continue reading

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Federal Worker’s Rights are on the Line

Tomorrow, Thursday, 3/16, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 1259, the first of three bills to take away our right to representation, steal the pensions of workers who use official time to represent us, and make it impossible … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Robert Korstad “Citizens who want to give their voice on these issues (have) little option other than to go to the State House and make our voices heard through our singing, through our prayers and … Continue reading

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