Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

We need to continue to fight for Iowa workers. – Go to a Forum this weekend!

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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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This week at Moral Mondays IOWA: Subject: Causing Injury to Workers’ Compensation

Dear Friends, On Monday, March 20, Moral Mondays IOWA (MMI) will focus on Workers’ Compensation. My apologies for the delay in getting this to you. We had some changes midstream that needed to be confirmed. We need to change the … Continue reading

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Trump Nominee Neil Gorsuch: No Friend to Small Business

March 16th, 2017 Guest post from Leadership Team of the Main Street Alliance of Iowa, including: ReShonda Young, Waterloo, owner of Popcorn Heaven, Chris Petersen, Clear Lake, family farmer, Mike Draper, Des Moines, owner of Raygun With decision after decision out … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Harry Caudill “A foolish American myth has it that rich and super-rich are entrepreneurial Daniel Boones who decry the restraints of government and, as rugged individualists, fare forth to wrest fame and fortune from other like-minded souls. With … Continue reading

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Work Comp Bill Passes Iowa House

The Iowa House of Representatives just finished debating the workers’ compensation bill –– House File (HF) 518. The bill passed largely along party lines. Check the bill history links at this page tomorrow to see how your state representative voted. Despite significant amendments, … Continue reading

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