Daily Archives: December 13, 2017

Employers would pocket $6.1 billion in workers’ tips under Trump administration rule

On December 5th, the Trump administration took a step toward allowing employers to legally pocket the tips earned by the workers they employ. The Department of Labor released a proposed rule that would allow restaurants to take the tips that … Continue reading

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Working People Propel Doug Jones to Historic Alabama Senate Victory

  Alabama Labor Runs Largest Political Program in State’s History (Washington, DC, Dec. 13) – The largest labor political program in the history of the state of Alabama has propelled Doug Jones to victory. Rarely considered an important union state by … Continue reading

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Iowa Job Opening – Campaign Director for the Iowa Coalition for Retirement Security

Campaign Director for the Iowa Coalition for Retirement Security Campaign Director Job Description Applicant deadline: December 27nd, please send resume to Morgan Miller, mmiller3025@gmail.com Interviews: December 28/29th, 2017   Classification & Title: Full-Time, Campaign Director for the Iowa Coalition for Retirement … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Samuel Gompers “Show me the country that has no strikes and I’ll show you the country in which there is no liberty.” December 14 Some 33,000 striking members of the Machinists end a 69-day walkout at … Continue reading

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