This Week in Labor History January 15 Wobbly Ralph Chaplin, in Chicago for a demonstration against hunger, completes the writing of the labor anthem “Solidarity Forever” on this date in 1915. He’d begun writing it in 1914 during a miners’ strike in Huntington, W. Va. The first verse: When the union’s …
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Open Enrollment Classes on Campus The Labor Center’s on-campus open-enrollment classes draw union members from across the region to the UI campus in Iowa City for intensive sessions focused on the workplace issues of today. Classes are taught by Labor Center staff, University of Iowa faculty and other invited guest …
Form a Union in your workplace Organizing a union in your workplace is about getting more rights and more power. Thousands of working people—all across the country and in all kinds of jobs—organize unions every year because unions are the best way to secure the things you care about.
This years winner of the Jim Caffrey $500 Scholarship Cierra Gowin Altoona, IA Attending DMACC – Ankeny this summer Cierra will be studying Pre-dental Her Father is a member of Local GCC/IBT Local 727-S Jim Caffrey Scholarship Winning Essay Parents Dana and Meta Gowin
Why I split the check at dinner