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    Today in Labor History

    Local militiamen are called out against striking railroad workers in Pittsburgh. The head of the Pennsylvania Railroad advises giving the strikers "a rifle diet for a few days and see how they like that kind of bread." - 1877
     
    Compressed air explosion kills 20 workers constructing railroad tunnel under the Hudson River - 1880

    Radio station WCFL, owned and operated by the Chicago Federation of Labor, takes to the airwaves with two hours of music. The first and only labor-owned radio station in the country, WCFL was sold in 1979 - 1926

    IWW leads a strike at Hodgeman's Blueberry Farm in Grand Junction, Mich. - 1964
     
    A die-cast operator in Jackson, Mich., is pinned by a hydraulic Unimate robot, dies five days later. Incident is the first documented case in the U.S. of a robot killing a human - 1984


     

    - compiled/edited by David Prosten at Union Communication Services.
     

  • Flyer = Federal Employees & The Deficit
    Posted On: Jan 10, 2013

    See attached flyer from our FWA partners, showing the ways & amounts Federal employees have sacrificed to reduce the debt…share with your chapters members and elected members of Congress…FYI…thanks, Terry


    Download:
    Feds and the Deficit 101 - FWA.pdf

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