Labor News: After serving their country, many veterans have trouble transitioning into civilian jobs, particularly younger and female service members, whose unemployment rate is nearly twice that of male vets; Helmets to Hardhats, the International Training Institute and the construction trades are working to bring veterans, particularly female veterans, into apprenticeship programs...Labor History: On this date in 1887, four Haymarket martyrs were hanged, after being convicted – many say unfairly -- in the bombing deaths of eight police during a Chicago labor rally...Labor Quote: Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior: “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry...
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