Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

I’ve seen a lot of shameful actions come out of Congress in the past couple of years, but today is one of the worst.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans just forced through a vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. They rammed this vote through, not only over the objections of Democrats, but over the protests of … Continue reading

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In new bargaining world, public employee union seeks added wage protections

DES MOINES | Its bargaining powers dramatically reduced, Iowa’s largest public employee union is hoping to get a few more wage protections into contracts with the state. AFSCME Council 61, which represents roughly 40,000 public employees in Iowa, on Thursday … Continue reading

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New Trump Economy Job Loss Numbers: 57,500+ Announced Mass Layoffs And Counting

Ahead of tomorrow’s jobs report, American Bridge is releasing our latest tabulation of the 57,560-and-counting announced mass layoffs during the first 75 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. Trump dishonestly takes credit for job deals that were announced months before he even thought about running … Continue reading

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Forums: Saturday through Tuesday – Please Attend!

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WERE THESE REALLY THEIR CAMPAIGN PROMISES??? Looking at what has passed and what is still in the works, it’s clear the Republican majority was not focused on helping every day Iowans this year.  Instead it focused on an anti-worker agenda … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Farm worker Robert Acuna “If I had enough money, I would take busloads of people out to the fields and into the labor camps. Then they’d know how that fine salad got on their table” April 08 A … Continue reading

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