Daily Archives: March 16, 2017

IBEW Local 55 Blood Drive

March 25: IBEW Local 55 Blood Drive – 11 AM – 2 PM.  1435 NE  54th Ave. Schedule your appointment by contacting Rusty McCuen at rusty@ibew55.org or 515-265-6193. Please bring a valid form of identification.

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AFL-CIO Analysis of President Donald Trump’s FY 2018 Budget

 AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed budget:  “Working people in states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin didn’t vote for a budget that slashes workforce training and fails to invest in our nation’s … Continue reading

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Forums for Friday March 17

Please attend and speak up.  Be respectful but let them know how you feel about what they are doing to working families in Iowa ACKLEY Friday Mach 17   9 AM Ackley Public Library  401 State St.  ALDEN Friday March … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Executive Council Reaffirms Commitment to Empower All Workers

Meaningful Immigration Reform is Critical to Lift Economic Standards  (San Antonio, Wednesday, March 15) – America’s unions have been at the forefront of the fight to create an economy that works for all working people. We have a unique expertise … Continue reading

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Trump, Iowa Republicans Selling Out To Corporate America

March 16th, 2017 The Republican takeover of government both nationally and in Iowa promises huge boosts in profits to corporate America. From Trump’s slashing of EPA protections to Iowa Republicans’ war on workers, corporate America is already counting the money. … Continue reading

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Town Hall with Rep. Joni Ernst

You may have seen in the news recently on the impact that concerned members of the community have had by going to town halls. If you haven’t signed up to attend a town hall yet, will you join other members … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: AFSCME Council 26 Executive Director Carl Goldman, based on a poem by German Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller: First they came for the Environmental Protection Agency, but I didn’t work there so I said nothing, Then they came for … Continue reading

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