“We are so proud that Providence nurses stood together to achieve this contract, which will enable Providence Hospital to recruit—and more importantly retain—highly skilled RNs, so that we can improve our staffing and provide excellent care to our community,” said RN Kelly Fields. “It’s a big win for our patients.”
On today's labor calendar, the National Day of Action for Immigrant Worker Justice comes to the US Capitol at noon; complete details on our website, dclabor.org, click on Calendar.
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1907, 361 coal miners died at Monongah, West Virginia, in the nation's worst mining disaster.
Today’s labor quote is by Isaac Myers, founding president of the Colored National Labor Union, founded on this date in 1869 in Washington, D.C. Isaac Myers, who said:
“American citizenship is a complete failure if [black workers are] proscribed from the workshops of this country.”
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