On today’s labor calendar, the American Federation of Teachers hosts a panel on “Teaching: Art, Craft, or Science?” today from noon to 2pm at AFT headquarters on New Jersey Avenue; for details and to RSVP, go to dclabor.org and click on Calendar.
In today’s labor history, on this date in 1980, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by supervisors in the workplace.
Today’s labor quote is by Jackie Robinson, the first Black ballplayer hired by a major league team, who played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbetts Field on this date in 1947. Jackie Robinson, who said:
“In my opinion, baseball is as big a business as anything there is. It has to be a business, the way it is conducted.”
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