Daily Archives: December 1, 2017

Stop the Shutdown!

On Friday, December 8, 2017 at midnight the federal government runs out of money. While Congress and the administration are playing chicken with the federal workforce, AFGE is making calls, lobbying, and talking to the press about the importance of … Continue reading

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Message of the Day—Fight for workers, not the rich

President Donald Trump and the GOP are hustling for a tax plan that would change American life in terrible ways by cutting services, killing American manufacturing, weakening our economy and undermining our future. It sends jobs overseas. The GOP tax bill … Continue reading

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New collective bargaining laws don’t apply to Iowa union’s contract, judge rules

A judge has ruled the state must comply with a last-minute employment contract approved by union workers just days before former Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation authorizing a dramatic rewrite of Iowa’s collective bargaining laws. UE Local 893 — Iowa United … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Rosa Parks “Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today’s mighty oak is yesterday’s nut that held its ground.” photo: Rosa Parks being fingerprinted by Deputy Sheriff D.H. Lackey after being arrested for boycotting … Continue reading

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