"My father was a good man, he was a great man. A good role model," McRae said. "Seeing my father go down in the line of duty inspired me to want to do it more."
Read more, and see a photo of Davon on our website at dclabor.org
On today's labor calendar, catch this week's edition of "Your Rights At Work" at 1 o'clock, when Ed Smith and I will take listener calls on worker rights.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1995, Detroit newspaper workers began a 19-month strike, involving 2,500 workers in six unions. The strike turned into a lockout, which lasted four more years.
Today’s labor quote is by Chris Rhomberg, in "The Broken Table: The Detroit Newspaper Strike and the State of American Labor."
Chris Rhomberg, who wrote:
“Deliberately negotiating to impasse, unilaterally imposing conditions, and breaking strikes—all of these actions destroy the function of collective bargaining…”
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