in a time that presents old and new challenges for organized labor…From this merger," Washington said, "we will rise like a Phoenix, forged by fire, stronger and better.”
On today's labor calendar, catch this week's edition of Your Rights at Work at 1 pm here on WPFW
when our guests will be ATU 689's David Stephen and Lane Windham, author of the new book "Knocking on Labor's Door."
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1929, textile mill striker and songwriter Ella May Wiggins was killed in Gastonia, North Carolina,
when local vigilantes and thugs forced her pickup truck off the road and began shooting.
Today’s labor quote is by Pete Seeger, who said:
"It is better to have struggled and lost, than never to have struggled at all."
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