For the latest local labor events listings, go to dclabor.org and click on Calendar.
In today’s labor history…Striking workers at Detroit’s newspapers, out since the previous July, offered to return to work on this date in 1996. The offer was accepted five days later but the newspapers vowed to keep strikebreakers on the job. A court ruling the following year ordered as many as 1,100 former strikers reinstated.
Today’s labor quote is by Susan B. Anthony, the suffragist, abolitionist, and labor activist, born on this date in 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. Susan B. Anthony, who said:
"Failure is impossible"
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