UI Labor Center to remain open after regents' vote

Katie Ann Carver and Marissa Payne, Daily Iowan, Feb. 29, 2019

UI asking Iowa regents to reconsider Labor Center closure

University of Iowa will support Labor Center four more years

The Labor Center is likely coming back to the University of Iowa

Iowa City City Council passes resolution of support for UI Labor Center

Caleb McCullough, Daily Iowan, Feb. 5, 2019

The Iowa Labor Center is irreplaceable. Time to fund it.


Top five 2018: Workers in Iowa continue to fight the good fight

Guest column: When budgets are tight, our values matter more

What's happening with the University of Iowa's Labor Center?

We must fight to protect academic freedom

Alternative funding could keep some University of Iowa centers alive

Radio interview: Update on efforts to keep the doors open at the University of Iowa’s Labor Center


UI commitment to Labor Center sought after Regents approve closure

Statewide Labor Center Summit

UI Labor Center's closure official - Talks are in progress to find a way to keep the center open

Katie Ann McCarver, Daily Iowan, Nov. 16, 2018

Board of Regents discuss tuition increases at first day of November meeting


Is shared governance lacking at the UI? Faculty hold forum to answer question

Katie Ann McCarver, Daily Iowan, Nov. 13, 2018

University of Iowa professors have less and less say in decisions, says professor association

UISG will not back Labor Center closure

Katie McCann Carver, Daily Iowan, Nov. 4, 2018

Guest opinion: Shared governance is shared decision-making

Guest opinion: 'Support the Labor Center,' University of Illinois labor program director tells UI


Students, faculty members, and community members rally to save UI Labor Center

Dozens gather for student-led "Save Our Labor Center" rally

Chantelle Navarro, KCRG, Oct. 17, 2018

Faculty Senate forms task force in response to recent center closures

Caleb McCullough, Daily Iowan, Oct. 9, 2018

Letter: Closure of Iowa Labor Center will hurt working people

Tom Townsend, Dubuque Telegrqph Herald, Oct. 5, 2018 (Subscription required)


University of Iowa faculty issue statement on center closures

Workers need the Labor Center

Carrie Duncan (New London), The Hawk Eye, Sept. 21, 2018

Letter: Labor Center is vital to Iowa

Kevin E. O'Brien (Davenport), Quad-City Times, Sept. 15, 2018

UI supposed to educate, not dismiss, Iowa workers

Thousands of Iowans join together to save the University of Iowa's Labor Center

'There's no joy' in closing centers, Provost Curry tells Iowa Board of Regents


Worker rights prompt protests at Regents meeting

UI Labor Center advocates protest at board meeting

Several people speak out on closure of UI Labor Center

Iowa Board of Regents hear protest to planned closure of UI Labor Center

Future of UI Labor Center still unclear after rally

Ashley Neighbor, KWWL, Sept. 13, 2018

Board of Regents meeting interrupted by protest


Letter: Labor Center touches everyone

Ann Byrne (West Branch), Quad-City Times, Sept. 13, 2018

Regents, let openness be a guide

Lynda Waddington, The Gazette, Sept. 12, 2018

Labor Center integral to student learning and economic development

James Schepker (North Liberty), Iowa City Press-Citizen, Sept. 11, 2018

Community members express concern over Labor Center closing

Samantha Austwick, DITV, Sept. 11, 2018

Save Our Labor Center advocates end tour in Iowa City

Iowa City labor leaders hold public hearings on future of University of Iowa Labor Center

Christopher Borro, Daily Iowan, Sept. 10, 2018


Supporters of Labor Center urge University of Iowa to reverse cut

Letter: Labor Center is about workers

Sam Osborne (West Branch), Quad-City Times, Sept. 7, 2018

A rallying cry for the University of Iowa Labor Center

The freedom to associate through unions is essential to the labor movement

Kelcey Patrick-Ferree and Shannon Patrick, Iowa City Press-Citizen, Sept. 5, 2018

Guest Opinion: The UI Labor Center and its educational mission for Iowans

Shelton Stromquist, The Daily Iowan, Sept. 3, 2018

Closing the University of Iowa Labor Center is a mistake

Jan Laue, Iowa View Contributor, Des Moines Register, Sept. 1, 2018


Local labor groups rally to save UI Labor Center

Des Moines-Henry County Labor Council rallying to save U of I Labor Center

Concerned community members take action over UI Labor Center closing

Labor Center on the brink of closing

Mackenzy Cooper, DITV, Aug. 30, 2018


UI student deeply upset by UI's closing of the Labor Center

Battle over U of I Labor Center heats up in Sioux City

Emails show savings from University of Iowa Labor Center cut will be slow

Iowans frustrated with planned U of I Labor Center closure

Rebecca Pryor, KCAU, Aug. 27, 2018

Labor Center Solidarity


In Iowa: 'Save Our Labor Center' gives public an opening

Lynda Waddington, The Gazette, Aug. 26, 2018

Quad-City voices join outcry against closing University of Iowa Labor Center

Bruce Harreld has it wrong about University of Iowa Labor Center

Workers, unions discuss fate of Labor Center

Save Our Labor Center forum will be Wednesday in Bettendorf

Trying the Save the UI Labor Center


UI Labor Center: 'This is not by any stretch over'

People fight back against University of Iowa program closures with "Save Our Labor Center"

Chantelle Navarro, KCRG, Aug. 16, 2018

Labor Center continues to fight planned closure by the University of Iowa

Voice your support for Labor Center

State Representative Art Staed (Cedar Rapids), The Gazette, Aug. 15, 2018 


Letter: Labor Center classes gave me confidence

Stacey Andersen (Cedar Rapids), The Gazette, Aug. 12, 2018

Letter: Labor Center empowers workers

Jeff Hartford (Bettendorf), Quad-City Times, Aug. 11, 2018

Opinion: Save the Labor Center

Jeff Kurtz (Fort Madison), The Hawk Eye, Aug. 8, 2018

Letter: Labor Center saves lives

Jeff Kurtz (Fort Madison), Daily Gate City, Aug. 7, 2018 

The University of Iowa Labor Center and the Attacks on Labor

Shelton Stromquist, Labor Online, July 30, 2018


University of Iowa president calls pay freeze ‘logical budgeting’

CAWLS Stands in Solidarity with the University of Iowa Labor Center

Thomas Collombat, Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies, July 24, 2018

Labor allies gather to support the University of Iowa Labor Center

Mark Sarcone, APWU Local 44, Iowa Labor News, July 24, 2018

Labor Center Continues Work Despite Closure Notice


UI Labor Center director passionate about worker rights

University of Iowa program losses will have far-reaching effects

Letter: Legislators to blame for university cuts

Jane Katz (Tipton), The Gazette, July 21, 2018

GOP budget forces new cuts at university

Rep. Amy Nielson (D–Dist. 77), The News (Kalona), July 19, 2018 (Scroll down)

College costs $20,000 a year

Rep. Phil Miller (D-Dist. 82), The Fairfield Ledger, July 19, 2018 (Subscription required)

Closure of the Labor Center a loss for Iowans

Letter to the Editor, Telegraph Herald (Dubuque), July 18, 2018 (Subscription required) 

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Show balance, Iowa. Protect UI Labor Center like you protect businesses.

UI Labor Center protects employees

Daniel Lee Daly (Iowa City), Letter to the Editor, The Gazette, July 17, 2018

Labor center helps workers understand rights

Michael Long (Oskaloosa), Letter to the Editor, Des Moines Register, July 16, 2018 (Scroll down)

In Iowa: Race for governor opens a debate over closure

University of Iowa secrecy won't build public support

Lynda Waddington, The Gazette, July 15, 2018

A university ‘for’ Iowa, or just ‘in’ Iowa

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Iowans need the University of Iowa Labor Center

Jill Jack (Iowa City), Letter to the Editor, Des Moines Register, July 13, 2018 (Scroll down)

Labor Center to Shut Down at University of Iowa

University of Iowa refutes faculty claim it's suspending center closures

Vanessa Miller, "The University of Iowa is continuing with its plans," The Gazette, July 13, 2018

U of I Labor Center to close

Hit ‘reset’ on center closings

Pale ‘I’ on white flag of surrender

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Union workers, legislators demand university reconsider closing Labor Center

Gabriela Vidal, KGAN, July 11, 2018

Iowa labor workers protest UI cuts

Iowans speak out to save the Labor Center

Cutting the Labor Center saves the University of Iowa, but costs Iowan workers, activists say

Director of U-I Labor Center says workers will be hurt by its closing

Kate Payne (Iowa Public Radio), Radio Iowa, July 11, 2018

UI Labor Center will fight to stay open, despite university program cuts

Gabriela Vidal, KGAN, July 11, 2018

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Labor Center responds to program closing decision

Chantelle Navarro, KCRG, July 10, 2018 (Updated: July 11, 2018)

Former AIB campus among University of Iowa centers being closed

Vanessa Miller, "Labor Center director: 'Whose idea is this?'" The Gazette, July 10, 2018 (Updated: July 11, 2018)

Iowa's only labor-related research center to close (updated)

UI to cut 33 jobs, roll back funding for campus centers