We are inviting you to an exciting event which will bring dozens of progressive Iowa organizations together, at a Working Families Summit on Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Scheman Building in Ames. (On the ISU campus) The … Continue reading
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Small business owners say this bill is not only immoral, but also hurts their business Today’s House vote to pass the American Health Care Act is a shameful display of partisan politics at its worst. Despite unprecedented outrage from constituents, … Continue reading
Young’s vote for President Trump’s repeal of the Affordable Care Act threatens 1.2 million Iowans and 343,000 of his constituents with pre-existing conditions DES MOINES — Congressman David Young today voted for President Trump’s American Health Care Act (AHCA), and … Continue reading
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Congress passing a short-term government-funding bill: While the funding bill does provide assurance that we will have functioning government for the next five months, it undermines programs that help and empower working families. … Continue reading
DES MOINES — Iowa’s largest public employee union scored what its leader called a bittersweet victory in a recent arbitrator’s ruling. In one of the first arbitration cases under the state’s new collective bargaining law, which dramatically reduced public employee unions’ … Continue reading
Today’s Labor Quote: William J. Adelman “No single event has influenced the history of labor in Illinois, the United States, and even the world, more than the Chicago Haymarket Affair. It began with a rally on May 4, 1886, but … Continue reading