Iowa Republicans just took $75-$100 million of earned benefits out of Iowa Workers pockets and gave it to corporations.
Iowa Republicans just took $75-$100 million of earned benefits out of Iowa Workers pockets and gave it to corporations.

Iowa Republicans Delivered a Gut Punch to Iowa Workers

The Iowa House and Senate have passed unemployment cuts Over the next 10 years, the bills will take $750 million to $1 billion from working Iowans who lose their job through no fault of their own while they transition to a new job.
 
  • Cut max benefit amount from 26-16 weeks.
  • Cut max benefit amount for business closures from 39-26 weeks.
  • 4 job searches per week requirement.
  • Spells out employee misconduct.
Weeks of Unemployent vs % of Wage
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Working families in Iowa should steer clear of re-electing legislators who have demonstrated a scary commitment to putting special interests before hardworking Iowans

Iowa Republicans cut unemployment benefits, lowered workers’ pay, gutted collective bargaining rights and workers’ compensation

Stop Being Silent –
National Suicide Prevention Week (September 4-10)

Each year, more than 41,000 Americans die by suicide and almost half a million receive medical care for suicide attempts. Unfortunately, many Laborers are susceptible to suicide. Construction is one of the most at-risk industries with the highest number of suicides and the second-highest suicide rate. Construction workers spend time in life-threatening situations, like dealing with dangerous equipment and being at high elevations. 

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