Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Ending Temporary Protected Status Would Hurt All Working People

 Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the administration’s decision to terminate TPS for working people from Nicaragua and leave Honduran TPS holders in limbo: The Temporary Protected Status program has enjoyed bipartisan support for decades because it provides broad … Continue reading

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Unions overcome unbalanced bargaining law

ALEC-friendly lawmakers, eager to crush public-sector unions, may have instead given them new organizational life. If Iowa lawmakers thought that their Draconian revisions to Chapter 20 could break the back of public-sector unionism, the last two months have proven them … Continue reading

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Des Moines post office workers will protest cutbacks this week

Local employees of the United States Postal Service will join a series of national protests as they picket outside the downtown post office, 1165 Second Avenue, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Union officials say management has already eliminated 36 of approximately … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: William Hutcheson “While we have every desire to assist the government in the crisis we are now passing through, we have no intention of waiving our rights to maintain for ourselves the conditions we have established.” … Continue reading

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