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Can you join us again for the Iowa Working Families Summit? Two years ago you were there in 2015, at the first Working Families Summit hosted by the Iowa Federation of Labor and progressive partners from across the state. Now, … Continue reading
View the Economic Policy Institute’s Report on Raising the Minimum Wage May 25, 2017 — Today, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Reps. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), introduced the Raise the Wage Act … Continue reading
Washington D.C. – President Trumps Fiscal year 2018 budget plan unfairly attacks elderly disabled Veterans, leaving thousands unsure about their financial future. This budget goes against the basic military ethos, “never leave a fallen comrade behind.” “Just because there is … Continue reading
Today’s Labor Quote: James Baldwin “Fires can’t be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.” May 26 Men and women weavers in … Continue reading