Daily Archives: August 16, 2017

Lessons from Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa – This past winter, a wave of unprecedented attacks on public service workers engulfed its most recent victim: Iowa. Workers in the Hawkeye State saw their 40-year collective bargaining agreement severely weakened in February. Led by AFSCME … Continue reading

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Iowa GOP opens new front against public worker unions

The Iowa legislature is finalizing rules that would amount to one of the most ambitious assaults on powerful public employee unions in recent memory, potentially stripping thousands of state workers from union rolls in the coming months. After Republicans captured … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: George Meany “You only make progress by fighting for progress.” August 17 IWW War Trials in Chicago, 95 go to prison for up to 20 years – 1918 Bakery & Confectionery Workers Int’l Union of America … Continue reading

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