Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

Make NAFTA Good for Workers

Three working people who went on strike have been murdered in Mexico since November, even as trade representatives from signatories of the North American Free Trade Agreement have been meeting to renegotiate the deal. The next round of talks begins … Continue reading

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Restore rights to working Iowans.

(Des Moines) State Senator Nate Boulton, the ranking member of the Senate Labor and Business Committee, is sponsoring two bills to restore rights to working Iowans. “A year ago, Iowa Republicans took away rights and benefits from many Iowan workers,” … Continue reading

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HALL STATEMENT ON NEW DEAPPROPRIATIONS BILL

Statement from Rep. Chris Hall, Ranking Member of House Approrpriations Committee on GOP Deappropriations Bill (HSB 648) “This bill is the latest admission from Republican lawmakers that Governor Reynolds broke the law with an illegal transfer of funds. It does … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Lucy Parsons “The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.” Parsons (right) was a labor leader and co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World February 09 Wobbly activist Tom Mooney … Continue reading

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