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Who We Are
The QCFL serves Scott, Muscatine and Louisa Counties in Iowa and Rock Island, Henry and Mercer Counties in Illinois.
The QCFL consists of 73 union locals and affiliate organizations who represent 33,000 workers.
The purpose of the Quad City Federation of Labor is to build solidarity among unions and within our communities.
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- Alabama governor says she plans to vote for Roy Moore, despite sexual assault allegationsOn Friday, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) told reporters that she plans to vote for Judge Roy Moore, who is running in the state’s U.S. Senate special election, despite allegations that he approached teenage girls and in some cases, sexually assaulted them. Her statements come as Moore’s wife, Kayla Moore, maintains he will not step out […]
- Virginia Tech teaching assistant apologizes for his white supremacist statements. Sort of.The Virginia Tech teaching instructor accused of being an avowed white supremacist has apologized for his beliefs, but maintains that they have also been oversimplified and distorted. Mark Daniel Neuhoff, who previously taught English composition, was discovered in September to have posted a series of inflammatory, racist comments on social media. “I want wh […]
- White House: Only men who admit to sexual assault should be investigated for itDuring Friday’s White House Press Briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded questions about President Trump’s Thursday night tweets calling for an investigation of Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) in response to accusations of sexual assault. Sanders rejected any suggestion that Trump should likewise be investigated for any of the accusations made against him. “This wa […]
- NASCAR provides the ultimate proof that the NFL’s rating decline isn’t because of politicsUnless you’ve been under a rock for the last year, you’ve probably heard that our nation is currently undergoing a monumental crisis. No, not the White House one — I’m talking about the fact that after years of being a seemingly invincible ratings juggernaut, NFL ratings are on the decline. I know, I know, it’s […]
- The new Museum of the Bible tries really hard to be apolitical. But is that even possible?The most surprising thing about the Museum of the Bible, the newest addition to the string of museums dotting downtown Washington, D.C., isn’t that it’s particularly controversial. It’s that it tries so hard not to be. That’s not to say the museum, which officially dedicated on Friday, isn’t rife with potential pitfalls some visitors may […]
- Two churchgoers shot during discussion about bringing guns to churchA man accidentally shot himself and his wife during a discussion on gun violence in churches, less than two weeks after a deadly massacre in a Texas church. Older members of a United Methodist Church in Tellico Plains, Tennessee were meeting for a Thanksgiving gathering on Thursday afternoon. One member of the group took out his […]
- Ohio Supreme Court justice offers the worst response to Al Franken allegationsBill O’Neill, an Ohio Supreme Court justice who’s the only Democrat in the state currently holding statewide office, responded to the sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Friday with an ill-conceived Facebook post in which he bragged about sleeping with “50 very attractive females” and divulged personal details about them. In an ap […]
- The Senate Ethics Committee is a terrible place for sexual harassment investigationsJust a few hours after broadcaster Leeann Tweeden accused Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) on Thursday of kissing and groping her without her consent on a 2006 USO tour, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) signaled to his colleagues how the matter should be dealt with: He farmed out the question to the Senate’s Select Committee on Ethics. […]
- Meet Pamela, a soon-to-be-undocumented immigrant fighting to stay and contribute to the U.S.Pamela Chomba, a 28-year-old New Jersey resident who’s been in the United States for 17 years, held her breath when President Donald Trump announced the end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in early September. Since 2012, the Obama-era executive action has provided 800,000 young immigrants like Chomba with temporary work authoriza […]
- Massive pipeline spill exposes serious flaws in Keystone XL approval processA leak along the existing leg of TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline has spilled at least 200,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota as of Friday, prompting the company to shut down much of the system. It is officially the largest spill in the pipeline’s history, surpassing a leak last year that sent 16,800 gallons of oil […]
- Alabama governor says she plans to vote for Roy Moore, despite sexual assault allegations
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