"Our next step is to convince the Governor and the General Assembly to adopt the recommendations," the union says. "We need to bring the victory all the way home!"
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Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1886, twenty-five unions founded the American Federation of Labor in Columbus, Ohio; Cigarmaker’s union leader Samuel Gompers was elected president.
Today’s labor quote is from the preamble to the American Federation of Labor’s founding document, which reads: “A struggle is going on in all of the civilized world between oppressors and oppressed of all countries, between capitalist and laborer...”
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