Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller challenges a Trump administration rule change that could take tips away from servers

For the 37th time in just over a year, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is taking on the Trump administration. On Monday, Miller joined with 16 other state attorneys general in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) objecting to plans to overturn an Obama era regulation that protects the tips of restaurant and bar workers. […]

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Iowa City factory embroiled in wage theft dispute

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the Iowa City Center for Worker Justice (CWJ) filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor alleging that the Iowa City RockTenn factory, located at 2561 Independence Rd., had denied wages to at least a dozen of its temporary employees. Complaints from workers include being told to show up for […]

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