Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Union-Made and Made in USA Holiday Gifts and Gift Tags

It’s that time of the year to celebrate the holidays. As you shop for gifts, consider buying union-made or Made in USA presents. These products represent quality, jobs and support of our communities. Here are some resources for you to … Continue reading

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AT&T Wireless Workers Win Industry-Defining Gains in New Agreement

AT&T Wireless Workers Win Industry-Defining Gains in New Agreement Wireless workers’ nationwide mobilization and largest retail strike in U.S. history culminates in new agreement to curb industry outsourcing and offshoring at AT&T United as the Communications Workers of America, 21,000 … Continue reading

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Local unions assemble holiday baskets for those in need

Des Moines, Iowa On Friday December 15th, South Central Community Services committee will be assembling 300 large holiday baskets. The baskets will be distributed to needy families and union members in South Central Iowa. “The baskets will be a blessing … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: William “Big Bill” Haywood “If the workers are organized, all they have to do is to put their hands in their pockets and they have got the capitalist class whipped.” December 15 AFL convention passes a … Continue reading

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‘Toto, we’re not in Kansas — yet’

The unmitigated disaster of tax-cutting in Kansas — which we have noted here, and here, and here, and here — and others have noted as well, is threatened for a curtain call just up the road in Iowa. Those links … Continue reading

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