NNU said that "registered nurses are proud to work for a more inclusive, caring, and open nation and are dedicated to ending the deadly diseases of racism, bigotry, and white supremacy."
On today's labor calendar, you have three chances tonight to see Dolores Huerta, the labor icon who co-founded the United Farm Workers with Cesar Chavez. Huerta will be at three screenings of the new film “Dolores”
at the E Street Cinema tonight; full details on our website, dclabor.org, click on Calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1845, some 5,000 female cotton workers in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, struck for a 10-hour day. The next day, male trade unionists became the first male auxiliary when they gathered to protect the women from police attacks. The strike, however, ultimately failed.
Today’s labor quote is by Susan B. Anthony, who said
"Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations and social standing, never can bring about a reform."
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