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Latest DC-area labor news, updates, events calendar and labor history. Part of the Labor Radio/Podcast Network; #LaborRadioPod

June 25th, 2021    

How to help stamp out hunger

This year’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive asks members of the community to participate by donating food directly to food banks in their area.
Today’s labor history: 8,000 attend dedication ceremony for the Haymarket Martyrs Monument.

Today's quote: Franklin Roosevelt.

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June 24th, 2021    

The real reason the GOP opposes DC statehood

“DC would be the ONLY Black-majority state.”
Today’s labor history: 17 workers killed in water tunnel explosion.
Today's quote: Albert Parsons.

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June 23rd, 2021    

“Statehood is racial justice”

DC statehood supporters rally as U.S. Senate holds historic statehood hearing.
Today’s labor history: Jobs With Justice stages its first big support action.

Today's quote: Harry Truman.

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June 22nd, 2021    

Nurses demand safe staffing at Charles Regional Medical Center

Say that the current staffing situation is overwhelming and makes nurses feel unsafe, unsupported, and undervalued.

Today’s labor history: Circus workers killed in train wreck.

Today's quote: UMCRMC nurse.

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June 21st, 2021    

The Detroit News strike

Today’s labor history: 100,000 march in solidarity with striking Detroit News and Detroit Free Press newspaper workers.  

Today's quote: Barb Ingalls.

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June 18th, 2021    

Protesting discrimination

Today’s labor history: How labor protests led to desegregation in U.S. war industries.

Today's quote: A. Philip Randolph.

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June 17th, 2021    

Mother Jones’ crusades against child labor

Today’s labor history: Mother Jones rallies in Philadelphia, marches on New York City.

Today's quote: Susan B. Anthony.

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June 16th, 2021    

The right to unionize

Today’s labor history: 1933 National Industrial Recovery Act established the right to unionize.

Today's quote: Eugene V. Debs.

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June 15th, 2021    

The Battle of Century City

Today’s labor history: LA cops beat janitors and their supporters during a peaceful demonstration.

Today's quote: Rosa Ayala.

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June 14th, 2021    

Remembering Tony Mazzocchi

Today’s labor history: Mazzocchi mentored Karen Silkwood, co-founded the Labor Party and the DC Labor FilmFest and was a prime mover behind the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Today's quote: Tony Mazzocchi.

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