Also on today’s labor calendar, tune in at 1 o’clock this afternoon for this week’s edition of Your Rights At Work, when we’ll take your calls and check out the latest labor news.
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In today’s labor history, on this date in 1885, Chinese coal miners were forced out of Black Diamond, Washington.
Today’s labor quote is by Lane Kirkland, AFL-CIO President, at the Solidarity Day rally held on this date in 1981, when as many as half a million unionists converged on Washington for a massive march and rally protesting Republican policies. Lane Kirkland, who said:
“We're here to remind our elected representatives that they were put there to serve, not the faceless marketplace, but the aspirations of real people.”
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