Daily Archives: June 15, 2017

Midwest School for Women Workers: “Women Rising”

Sunday, July 16 – Thursday, July 20 Madison, Wisconsin  The Midwest School for Women Workers brings working women together to develop leadership skills, understand the challenges and issues facing the labor movement, and learn from one another. Participants attend core skill-building … Continue reading

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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

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The Asian & Latino Coalition is sponsoring a Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the UAW Local 450, located at 4589 NW 6th Dr., Des Moines. A candidate reception will … Continue reading

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DACA Empowers Thousands of Hardworking Aspiring Citizens

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive order’s fifth anniversary: Five years ago, the Obama administration created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, offering a measure of increased security and stability to hundreds … Continue reading

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Labor History

  June 14 Unions legalized in Canada – 1872 The first commercial computer, UNIVAC I, is installed at the U.S. Census Bureau – 1951 June 15 The Metal Trades Department of what is now the AFL-CIO is founded – 1908 … Continue reading

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