Daily Archives: March 30, 2017

Project Labor Agreements keep business in Iowa

Patrick Loeffler is president of the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Building Trades Council. By Patrick Loeffler, guest columnist Mar 29, 2017 at 9:54 am | Print View Before the use of project labor agreements, Cedar Rapids residents could drive by the … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Welcomes Commerce Department’s Examination of China’s Economy

 AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka made the following statement regarding the decision by the Department of Commerce to examine whether China meets the market economy test:  America’s working families welcome the Department of Commerce’s examination of China’s economy. A thorough assessment … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Harry Bridges “The most important word in the language of the working class is ‘solidarity’”   March 31  President Martin Van Buren issues a broadly-applicable executive order granting the 10-hour day to all government employees engaged in manual … Continue reading

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