Apr 16, 2014DC Labor Map Updated
The online DC Labor Map has been updated again and now includes
the Amalgamated Bank on K Street, the Laborers
District Council’s new office in Reston, the Transport Workers Union on 3 rd Street and Laborers’ Local 11 in Alexandria . Updates, corrections and additions...
Apr 16, 2014Labor to March in DC Emancipation Day Parade Today
labor leaders and activists are once again participating in the annual D.C.
Emancipation Day activities today. Emancipation Day is an official public
holiday in the District of Columbia to remember April 16, 1862 when President
Abraham Lincoln signed the DC Compensation Emancipation Act...
Apr 16, 2014Community Groups Reach Out to Walmart Workers
Jobs With Justice and Respect DC volunteers made several visits to both DC
Walmart stores last week to do “know your rights” outreach on Walmart workers'
rights to the new minimum wage and paid sick days in the District. “We're going
to continue this outreach throughout the year to...
Apr 18, 2014Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition; Labor Video
Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition April 18—After a four-week boycott led by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., bus companies in New York City agree to hire 200 black drivers and mechanics – 1941 April 19—An American domestic terrorist’s bomb destroys the Alfred P. Murrah Federal...
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