On today’s labor calendar, Stand with Dulles airport workers who are fighting for justice!
At 11am this morning at the Washington Dulles Marriott.
Then at 2pm this afternoon, catch this week’s edition of Your Rights at Work, here on
In today's labor history, on this date in 1877, in Chicago, 30 workers were killed by federal troops, and more than 100 wounded at the "Battle of the Viaduct" during the Great Railroad Strike.
And on this date in 1992, the Americans With Disabilities Act took effect, requiring employers to offer reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled employees and banning discrimination against such workers.
Today’s labor quote is by Wendell Phillips, the 19th Century American orator and abolitionist, who said:
“We affirm, as a fundamental principle, that labor, the creator of wealth, is entitled to all it creates.”