Daily Archives: August 17, 2017

An open invite from PERB:

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Across Iowa, we know there are many questions concerning the new upcoming recertification elections.  This new requirement under House File 291 will affect all public bargaining units operating under an annual contract this year and all bargaining units in future … Continue reading

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IPERS is suing Wall Street banks for collusion

Iowa’s biggest public employee pension plan is among three plaintiffs suing some of the nation’s largest investment banks, claiming the Wall Street giants have colluded to maintain exclusive control of the $1 trillion stock loan market. Together with the Orange County … Continue reading

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Which Side Are You On?

Buzz Malone is a longtime union member, organizer, labor historian and writer. Please join in on the discussion here and feel free to email me directly at buzzdmalone@gmail.com On April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was gunned down on … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Barbara Kopple “You can’t win every fight, and that doesn’t mean you’ve lost.” Kopple directed “American Dream” (see Labor History, below)  August 18 Radio station WEVD, named for Eugene V. Debs, goes on the air in New … Continue reading

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