Daily Archives: February 14, 2018

A Constitutional Convention could be a dangerous thing!

Welcome to this edition of Union Yes Iowa, a podcast sponsored by the Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Today we are talking with Iowa State Senator, Pam Jochum about the proposed Senate resolution calling for a convention of the states … Continue reading

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Go to a Forum/Meeting in your area!

Albia Legislative Forum February 17, 2018 8:30AM – 9:00AM First Iowa Bank Heritage Hall, 19 Benton Ave. E, Albia, IA 52531  (Click here for directions) Algona Legislative Forum – Algona February 17, 2018 10:00AM – 11:00AM Public Library, East Call Street … Continue reading

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Message of the Day—Honor King with Worker Freedom

The Labor Wire Feb. 14, 2018 Sanitation work remains mortally dangerous 50 years after the Memphis sanitation strike, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while campaigning to help workers gain a union for better pay and safe … Continue reading

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Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque, the lead Democrat in the Iowa Senate on tax issues, responded to Governor Kim Reynolds’s tax plan.

DES MOINES — Senator Pam Jochum of Dubuque, the lead Democrat in the Iowa Senate on tax issues, responded to Governor Kim Reynolds’s tax plan. Although the news release from the Governor’s office leaves many unanswered questions, Jochum raised two … Continue reading

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IFP Statement: More details needed on Governor’s tax plan

IOWA CITY, Iowa (Feb. 13, 2017) — The Iowa Fiscal Partnership today released the following statement from Peter Fisher, research director of the nonpartisan Iowa Policy Project, about Governor Kim Reynolds’ tax proposals. Governor Reynolds today reinforced her commitment to eliminate … Continue reading

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Labor History

Labor Quote of the Day: Theodore Roosevelt “It is essential that there should be organizations of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.” February 15 Susan B. Anthony, suffragist, abolitionist, labor activist, born in … Continue reading

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