Daily Archives: July 19, 2017

Rushing to vote Iowans off insurance | The Gazette

We have seen this film before. Legislators propose a new law that they claim will improve health care but pushes millions off health coverage, strips away protections in current law, tells cash-strapped states to pick up the tab and gives … Continue reading

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Iowa Under Fire

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Iowa GOP takes aim at IPERS

Matt Sinovic, guest columnist Jul 19, 2017 at 10:21 am |  Print View Once again, Republicans in the Iowa Legislature are inviting an out-of-state attack on the economic security of Iowa families. Their target is the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System — … Continue reading

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Administration Falls Woefully Short in NAFTA Renegotiation Plans

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement after the release of the U.S. trade representative’s objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement: The NAFTA objectives don’t inspire confidence that the Trump administration’s actions will meet its rhetoric … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Louis H. Albert “I don’t mind coming to work — I just don’t want to stay when I get there.” July 20 New York City newsboys, many so poor that they were sleeping in the streets, begin … Continue reading

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