Labor Rights

We Are One Protecting the Middle Class Rally

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 5:30pm

[From Mark Cooper, President of the South Central Iowa Federation of Labor]

Sisters and Brothers and Friends of workers,

The Iowa House and Gov. Branstad are fashioning a "Frankenstein" type budget bill which will include many punitive policies such as changes to collective bargaining, corporate tax cuts, mental health funding, womens' health care issues and many other items.  We must work together to stop this madness.  Please save the following date and pass along to others:

Labor Justice Workshop in Denver

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 5:00pm

2011 Coloradans For Immigrant Rights Monthly Skill Share!  

May Day - International Workers Day

Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 4:00pm - Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 5:00pm

may day

Rally in front of RI state house for freedom, dignity and quality for all.

Rally for dignity, equality and respect for all last year. One child carries the sign "I have a dream..."

International Worker Solidarity Day - join with people from all over RI to celebrate the people who check us out at the grocery store, fix our cars, harvest and prepare our food, clean our buildings,teach our children, care for our elders, do the daily chores of state and city government, fix our roads and bridges, make the tools we use, staff our hospitals.... the people (US!) who make things work.

may day

Rally in front of RI state house for freedom, dignity and quality for all.

Rally for dignity, equality and respect for all last year. One child carries the sign "I have a dream..."

Mary Westfall and Sen. O'Dell

Mary Westfall tells Bob O'Dell to vote against "Right to Work"

With the Rev. Jean O'Bresky looking on, Rev. Mary Westfall talks to Sen. Bob O'Dell about the state budget and anti-union legislation coming before the State Senate. 

Senate Budget Hearing

Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Senate Finance Committee will take testimony on the state budget from 2 to 4 PM and again from 6 to 8 PM.  The hearing will be either in State House Room 103 or in Representatives Hall.

Invitation to Participate: Interfaith Voices for a Humane Budget

invitation to participate in the State House vigils sponsored by Interfaith Voices for a Humane Budget.

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