The union urges all workers to promptly report sexual or gender-based harassment in the workplace.
On today's labor calendar, “School of Babel” screens tonight in the Films Across Borders series at the French Embassy at 7pm; the screening is free but you must RSVP; complete details on our website, dclabor.org, click on Calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 2006, a U.S. immigration sweep of half a dozen Swift meat plants resulted in arrests of nearly 1,300 undocumented workers.
Today’s labor quote is by Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labour Organization in 2001, when the UN marked the first International Migrants Day. Juan Somavia, who said:
“Migrants are an asset to every country where they bring their labour. Let us give them the dignity they deserve as human beings and the respect they deserve as workers.”
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