[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:
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.
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