In a statement, they said that "President Trump’s remarks today repudiate his forced remarks yesterday about the KKK and neo-Nazis. We must resign on behalf of America’s working people, who reject all notions of legitimacy of these bigoted groups."
You'll find the complete statement on our website at dclabor.org
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1985, Hormel meatpackers went on strike in Austin, Minnesota after management demanded a 23% wage cut. The strike lasted a year and was chronicled in the film "American Dream," which won the Academy Award for best documentary in 1990.
Today’s labor quote is by Barbara Kopple, who directed "American Dream." Barbara Kopple, who said
"You can't win every fight, and that doesn't mean you've lost."
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