On today's labor calendar, Your Rights At Work airs from 1 to 2p here on WPFW, then at 2p, educators, parents and public education advocates will give Education Secretary Betsy Devos an “F” after her first year on the job. Then at 6 tonight, Working America is holding a meeting to mobilize for Medicaid expansion at NoVA Labor.
Complete details on our website, dclabor.org, click on calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1912, vigilantes beat IWW organizers in San Diego for exercising their free-speech rights.
Today’s labor quote is by Lucy Parsons, co-founder of the Industrial Workers of the World. Lucy Parsons, who said:
“The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.”