Daily Archives: October 24, 2017

Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Franklin Roosevelt “No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country.” October 25 What many believe to be the first formal training … Continue reading

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We Won’t Back Down

“The attacks on the backbone of our nation—working people—constitutes nothing less than a clear and present danger to our democracy. “So we are going to fight back. Smartly. Strategically. As one united movement. We are going to fight back against … Continue reading

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Recertification Elections CLOSE TODAY!

To find out if YOU are eligible to vote, review the list of bargaining units found at bit.ly/afscmerecert (state employees do not vote until next year). Voting runs until 1:00 PM today (October 24th). All bargaining unit members should vote, not just union members. If you … Continue reading

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Gov. Reynolds Provides Only Excuses On Health Care

Des Moines — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to the announcement made by Governor Reynolds earlier today, about Iowa’s stopgap measure being removed from consideration: “This is inexcusable. Iowans are suffering, and the … Continue reading

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