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Iowa Vets to Pols: Our Issues Are Working Family Issues

28 min 51 sec ago
Hundreds of Iowa vets tell legislators that their issues are aligned with the concerns of working families.
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Union Plus Scholarship Deadline: January 31

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:15
Hurry – the deadline to apply for a Union Plus Scholarship, open to AFSCME members and their families, is Jan. 31, at noon (ET). The same deadline applies for the Gerald W. McEntee Scholarship.
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Tom Price Is Coming for Your Health Care

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:56
Hearings start Wednesday for Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Health and Human Services, and we have some questions for him.
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Dr. King, Labor Leader

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 04:00
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a fighter for both racial and economic justice.
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Let’s Not Forget: Obamacare Saves Lives

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:41
The Affordable Care Act barred insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and made it possible for 30 million people to get insured.
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When the Food Seems Part of the Punishment

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:11
Aramark food is reportedly so bad that it’s been the source of inmate complaints and protests for many years – and is sparking a protest march Saturday in the nation’s capital.
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A Threat to Public Service Workers is Headed Our Way – We’re Ready

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:08
The U.S. Supreme Court may soon consider a case that could make it more difficult for public service workers to improve their jobs, wages and benefits through their unions.
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30 Million Reasons Not to Repeal Health Care

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:43
Congressional opponents of the Affordable Care Act took their first step to repeal the health care law, but they don’t have a substitute.
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