Iowa Republicans Delivered a Gut Punch to Iowa Workers
- 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.
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.