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Iowa Workers Demand Apology From Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker makes his first appearance in Iowa after making comments at CPAC comparing union members protesting his policies to ISIS, Iowa workers are speaking up and demanding an apology. Union Members and workers from all over … Continue reading

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Labor Update: Buy Union-Made Halloween Candy

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Join Labor Councils Across Iowa To Demand That Congress Repeal The Sequester

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20th: Join Labor Councils Across Iowa to Demand that Congress Repeal the Sequester Across-the-board budget cuts—called sequestration—went into effect March 1st when Congress failed to pass a budget. Called a “Poison Pill” at the time the Sequester Bill … Continue reading

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Labor Center Programs On UI Campus

iowaaflcio.org/ UPCOMING CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL PROGRAMS Iowa City Barbara Ehrenreich, Fall 2012 Univ. of Iowa Lecture Committee series Monday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. Englert Theater, 221 E. Washington St., Iowa City Ehrenreich, best known for her 2001 book, Nickel and … Continue reading

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Romney Visits Iowa Today: Meet Mr. 1%

This video shows just a few of the glaring examples of how out-of-touch Mitt Romney is with working people. Watch the Meet Mr. 1% video here: WHAT: Press conference on Mitt Romney’s business philosophy WHO: Ken Sagar, Iowa AFL-CIO President; … Continue reading

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