On today's labor calendar, hear from a panel of experts why public banking is a key to a healthy and just economy and why it makes sense at DC Public Dollars/Public Bank in DC: Building our Future at 5:30pm today at the Goethe-Institut.
Go to dclabor.org and click on Calendar for complete details.
Here’s today’s labor history:
On this date in 1933, Wisconsin dairy farmers began their third strike of the year in an attempt to raise the price of milk paid to producers during the Great Depression. Several creameries were bombed before the strike ended a month later.
The economy eventually improved, allowing the farmers to make more money.
Today’s labor quote is by John F. Kennedy:
“Those who would destroy or further limit the rights of organized labor – those who cripple collective bargaining or prevent organization of the unorganized – do a disservice to the cause of democracy.”
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