On today’s labor calendar, striking bus drivers continue to picket in Lorton.
At 10:30 this morning, there’s a Capitol Hill Rally for Justice for Mexican unionists murdered during NAFTA renegotiations, and tonight at 6 there’s a program at the Takoma Busboys and Poets on the Greensboro Massacre: 40 Years Later, featuring a short film about the massacre and a panel discussion with survivors of the massacre.
For complete details go to dclabor.org and click on Calendar.
In today’s labor history, on this date in 1888, the time clock was invented by Willard Bundy, a jeweler in Auburn, New York. There’s no record of the first time a frustrated worker punched out a time clock.
Today’s labor quote is by Norman Thomas, the American socialist leader born on this date in 1884. Norman Thomas, who said:
“I am not a champion of lost causes, but the champion of causes not yet won.”
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