Western Iowa Labor Federation, AFL-CIO


LaDonna and Mike made Oreos for Nabisco until greedy CEOs chose profits over people and sent their jobs to Mexico. They talk about friendship, solidarity in the face of job-loss, and who they think will work tirelessly to save American jobs.

Celia and her coworkers have been working to get Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to recognize the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Some Wall Street billionaires are paying less in taxes than teachers, nurses and other working people. It's time for Congress to end this unfair tax loophole.

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The following candidates have been endorsed by the Western Iowa Labor Federation.


Hillary Clinton (Endorsement made by AFL-CIO)

U.S. Senate:

Patty Judge

Congressional Districts (CD):

CD 3: Jim Mowrer

CD 4: Kim Weaver

Iowa Senate Districts (SD)

While Donald Trump continues to excoriate immigrants from South and Central America, the AFL-CIO is ramping up programs to help them unionize and gain political power. A forum recently held in Washington, D.C., highlighted what the labor movement will be doing to provide Latina working women with the tools they need to win better standards of living and security for the future.

Day of Action: Tim Kacena for Iowa House District 14.

 Saturday October 22nd, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  

At the Carpenters union hall located at 2200 West 19th Street in Sioux City. We will be contacting fellow union brothers and sisters on the doors in House District 14.


Day of Action:  Jackie Smith for Woodbury County Supervisor.

 Saturday October 29th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke with CBS News before the second presidential debate in St. Louis. He talked about Hillary Clinton’s character, her stance on trade policy and why union members continue to dump Donald Trump. Watch the video.