Union workers from across Iowa gathered at the State Capitol Monday to protest proposals loosening state child labor laws.
Articles Tagged: Organized labor
Business News Feb. 17, 2023 6:00 am43d ago
“He was wanting to help others and wanting what's the best for all the employees as a whole,” Mike Moore’s wife said of the union leader’s work during the nearly six-month strike. “ … He really wanted to make sure that everybody was taken care of.”
Business News Jan. 22, 2023 4:52 pm68d ago
Union workers voted to ratify a four-year contract with multinational ingredients maker Ingredion, ending a strike that has stretched on for nearly six months against the company’s Cedar Rapids facility.
Business News Jan. 5, 2023 3:27 pm85d ago
“We thought we had a deal,” local union president told The Gazette on Thursday.
Economy Dec. 9, 2022 4:45 pm112d ago
Dr. Peter Orazem, economics professor at Iowa State University, speaks on the momentum behind high-profile strikes this year, trends with organized labor and what’s on the horizon for unions.
Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
News Dec. 4, 2022 6:00 am120d ago
A look back at the top news stories from the week of Nov. 27
Staff Columnists Dec. 4, 2022 12:58 pm117d ago
We should all be counting our blessings this Christmas that a railway strike will indeed not happen
Federal Government Dec. 14, 2022 10:33 am107d ago
All 4 House members said yes to the main deal, but Republicans opposed an additional requirement for paid sick leave for railroad workers.
Business News Nov. 22, 2022 9:13 am130d ago
Strike could come early next month
News Sep. 15, 2022 3:49 pm197d ago
A strike would have affected not only commuters who rely on the railway to get to work but also the nation's energy supply and drinking water.
News Sep. 15, 2022 4:16 pm197d ago
Train shipments of grain, fertilizer, lumber, produce and fuel will not come to a screeching halt on Friday, as a strike that could have idled freight and passenger trains across the state and country seems to have been averted -- for now.
Aug. 26, 2022 8:19 pm217d ago
Democratic candidates join pickets outside Ingredion plant on Friday, the fifth day of a strike my memners of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 100G.
By Michael Chevy Castranova, - The Gazette
Business News Aug. 3, 2022 5:57 pm240d ago
Strike at Cedar Rapids facility now in third day
About 400 workers at Planned Parenthood offices in five states, including Iowa, said Thursday they plan to unionize.
State Government Apr. 3, 2022 8:22 am363d ago
On one side are investors who want to deliver CO2 from Iowa ethanol plants to sequestration sites in other states. In an unusual pairing, they’ve been joined by some labor unions. On the other side, are “unusual bedfellows” — environmentalists, farmers, landowners and property rights advocates as well as opponents of large-scale farming and ethanol — calling for the Iowa Utilities Board to reject eminent domain for pipeline construction.