Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

Statement on the updated revenue estimates by Senator Joe Bolkcom, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Committee

“Economic prosperity and fiscal responsibility will only return to Iowa if Governor Reynolds and Republican legislators start working in a bipartisan way to make smarter investments in Iowa workers and their families. “With complete control of the Iowa Capitol, Statehouse … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Bolsters Innovative CWA Campaign to Get $4,000 Raises for Working People 

  (Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 2017) The Trump administration repeatedly has claimed that its tax bill would result in a $4,000 wage increase for workers. Today the AFL-CIO has joined a campaign by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) to demand corporations … Continue reading

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Helping Puerto Rico

Machinists Union members in Philadelphia partnered with the AFL-CIO and American Airlines to send much-needed supplies to Puerto Rico, where families are still struggling. The IAM joined other union members in the area to organize donations, load trucks and deliver … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Juan Somavia “Migrants are an asset to every country where they bring their labour. Let us give them the dignity they deserve as human beings and the respect they deserve as workers.” From remarks by Juan Somavia … Continue reading

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