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January 29, 2020

On This Day in 1834
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal workers rioted on this date, prompting President Jackson to send in troops. This was the first time American troops were used to suppress a domestic labor dispute. Workers were rebelling because of terrible working conditions and low pay. The canal project had been designed by George Washington and was intended to facilitate transportation of goods from the Chesapeake Bay to the Ohio River Valley. Construction teams were made up mostly of Irish, German, Dutch and black workers who toiled long hours for low wages in dangerous conditions. The use of federal troops set a dangerous precedent that gave business leaders the confidence that they could count on the federal government to quash labor unrest in the future.
- Voices of Labor

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Office hours for the 2012 Holiday Season
Posted On: Dec 17, 2012

December 24, 2012

The Credit Union will be open 9 a.m. - 12 Noon
The Baltimore and Salisbury union offices will be closed.

December 25, 2012

All offices will be closed.

December 31, 2012

The Credit Union will be open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Baltimore union office will be open 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Salisbury union office will be closed.

January 1, 2013

All offices will be closed.

 

Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


 
 
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