Daily Archives: November 13, 2017

Statement by ISEA president Tammy Wawro on Notice of Appeal

 “The ISEA today appealed Iowa Fifth Judicial District Judge Michael Huppert’s denial for summary judgement. “We will continue fighting hard for our members to ensure that they receive the same rights and privileges enjoyed by other employees. We will also … Continue reading

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ISEA member selected as 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year

Statement from ISEA President Tammy Wawro on ISEA member selected as 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year DES MOINES, IA (11/08/2017) (readMedia)– The Iowa State Education Association is proud that one of our own, Ames High School chemistry teacher, and … Continue reading

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Retirees Troubled by Choice of Alex Azar to Lead HHS

Trump appears to be putting a fox in charge of the henhouse The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the announcement that President Donald Trump has nominated Alex Azar, a … Continue reading

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25 Ways Iowa Republicans Voted Against Veterans

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2017 legislative session included votes cast against veterans’ rights as workers, access to quality health care, and more Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new research report, 25 Ways Iowa Republicans voted against veterans. The report examines votes … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Bob Wages “Karen Silkwood risked her life because she cared about her fellow workers. Because of what she did the companies were forced to make many changes that protect workers’ lives and health to this day.” … Continue reading

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