Today is National Hospitality Worker Appreciation Day, and while the headline may trick you into thinking this article is going to address some of the bills that are making Iowa a less welcoming state, i.e. censoring books, jailing teachers, and banning transgender children from playing sports with their friends, we’re actually going to look at […]
Brother Templeman lived a life of selflessness and service, placing others before himself in every opportunity. Curtis served his fellow Americans in the US Army, fellow Iowans in the Iowa National Guard, his community as the President of the Newton Girls Softball League, his family as a devoted husband and father and his Union in […]
Build Back Better Would Help Iowan Families While many Iowans pay more for childcare than housing each year, Biden’s Build Back Better plan would help lower that. The centerpiece of the Build Back Better plan, in part, would invest billions of dollars into subsidizing child care for low and middle income families across the country. […]
So-called “right to work” laws negatively impact a state’s workforce and economic growth, according to a recent report released by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the Project for Middle Class Renewal. Iowa is one of twenty seven states with such laws. The report, released last month, shows how, in terms of worker financial security, […]
Iowa’s leading labor unions filed an OSHA complaint today regarding the COVID-19 policies adopted for the session, and leading labor unions signed a letter to Iowa House and Senate leadership expressing their concerns over lack of safety in the capitol building when it comes to the pandemic. “This should be about public health and safety […]
Unions protect workers and this creates a safe work environment for everyone, not just those who are union members.
I’m working everyday - in Washington and here in Iowa - to stand with and work for workers. But we can’t do this alone.