Daily Archives: June 19, 2017

Tomorrow: Iowans To Call on Sen. Grassley To Stop ‘Blue Slip Blues’

Iowans To Sing ‘Blue Slip Blues’ Outside Grassley’s Des Moines Office To Encourage Judiciary Chair To Confirm Support Of Senate Tradition He Has Supported In The Past DES MOINES — Iowans will call on Senator Grassley to uphold the ‘blue slip’ process … Continue reading

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Please come to an organizational meeting for Iowans for Public Education’s Central Iowa groups. We will give an update on the organization and our goals and then talk about this regional group’s structure and invite people to get involved. All … Continue reading

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Iowa JobWatch: Iowa jobs rebound in May

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Jobless rate stable at 3.1 percent; state drops bogus job tally IOWA CITY, Iowa (June 16, 2017) — Iowa payroll jobs rose in May as the unemployment rate held at 3.1 percent. The Iowa Policy Project released the following statement … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor Quote: 1937 Women’s Day Massacre (see Labor History, below) “When I got there I thought the Great War had started over again,” ​one union organizer later recalled. “Gas was flying all over the place and shots flying and flares … Continue reading

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