Daily Archives: April 18, 2017

‘Buy America’ Good First Step for Working People

 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today’s ‘Buy America’ and Work Visa Executive Order: We welcome efforts to improve the effectiveness of “Buy America” and “Buy American,” both of which commit taxpayer funds to support good jobs and businesses … Continue reading

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Synthetic drugs found in Iowa State Penitentiary

Synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, is inside the Iowa State Penitentiary, Iowa’s maximum security prison in Fort Madison, according to a local union that represents officers in the penitentiary. The Iowa Department of Corrections acknowledged the presence of drugs in the prison … Continue reading

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Labor History

Today’s Labor Quote: Adam Clayton Powell Jr. “Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.” April 19 In Grand Rapids, Michigan, the nation’s “Furniture … Continue reading

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