Daily Archives: October 25, 2017

Statement by ISEA President Tammy Wawro on landslide recertification victories

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“We are enormously proud of the thousands and thousands of education professionals who overwhelmingly voted in favor of their professions by successfully passing recertification in their locals. ISEA members and their colleagues took time out of their busy schedules to … Continue reading

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October 26: Steak Fry. 5 PM. UAW 838 Hall, 2615 Washington St. Waterloo, IA. Guest Speaker Iowa House Minority Leader, Mark Smith. RSVP. rmoyle@hawkeyelabor.us or 319-396-8461.

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AFL-CIO Convention Recognizes the Growth of Professionals in Unions, Acknowledges Potential for Future Gain

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LOUIS,Oct. 25, 2017—Today, AFL-CIO convention delegates voted to recognize the dramatic growth of professional union members who now make up over 40 percent of the labor movement, as well as acknowledged the potential for future growth. The delegates of the … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: John Sweeney “When fewer workers have unions, the standard of living falls for everyone and the gap between the rich and poor grows.” October 26 After eight years and at least 1,000 worker deaths—mostly Irish immigrants—the … Continue reading

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