With Saturday’s Working People's Day of Action rapidly approaching, here are some ways for you to get in on the action:
Change your Facebook profile picture and cover photo to show your support; check our link on our website at dclabor.org
Let organizers know you’ll be attending Saturday by RSVPing on Facebook; we’re at Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO
And you can also volunteer to help with marshaling and signing up folks for Union City;
We’ve got links for all of these on our website at dclabor.org
On today's labor calendar,
"At the River I Stand" screens free today at 12 noon at the AFL-CIO headquarters at 16th and I;
Catch “Your Rights at Work” from 1 to 2pm here on WPFW; Ed and I will talk with Harold Meyerson about the future of the American labor movement. Complete details, as always, on our website, dclabor.org, click on Calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1892, representatives of the Knights of Labor and the United Mine Workers met in St. Louis with 20 other organizations to plan the founding convention of the People’s Party. Their objectives included ending political corruption, spreading the wealth, and combatting the oppression of the rights of workers and farmers.
Today’s labor quote is by Albert Shanker, former president of the American Federation of Teachers, who died on this date in 1997. Al Shanker, who said:
"I would rather die having spoken in my way, than live having spoken in yours."
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