Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Big Banks are coming after Credit Unions

Contact you state Rep Credit Union Vs. a Bank Credit Union Vs. a Bank: The CU Difference! You may have heard about credit unions, but do not have a clue about the difference between a credit union and a bank. … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Celebrates Moment of Silence for Sanitation  Workers and Honors Black Workers Month

(Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, 2018) Today, as America celebrates the start of Black History Month, the AFL-CIO is reaffirming its commitment to fighting for black workers who make up such a vital part of our union movement. As part of Black History … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums for week of February 2 – 8

  Des Moines (also see Clive & Urbandale) Legislative Coffee – Des Moines February 5, 2018 8:00AM – 10:30AM Grounds for Celebration, 2645 Beaver Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310  (Click here for directions) Legislative Coffee – Des Moines February 5, 2018 … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Chief: 93,000 jobs were outsourced under Trump, most in years

Click here to see video of AFL-CIO President Trumka address outsourced jobs.  

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KIM REYNOLDS AND IOWA GOP’S DRACONIAN CUTS WERE AVOIDABLE

Governor Kim Reynolds and the Republican-controlled legislature have chosen to slash essential funding for Iowa universities, courts, human services and the prisons. Why are they refusing to consider a reasonable, common sense alternative to these painful and unnecessary cuts? The … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Be concerned about your brother. You may not be on strike, but either we go up together or we go down together. Let us develop a kind of dangerous unselfishness.” From his speech in … Continue reading

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