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August 30, 2014
Today in Labor History
Aug. 29, 1907:  Seventy-five workers die when the lower St. Lawrence River’s Quebec Bridge collapses while under construction. A flawed design was found to be the cause. Thirteen more workers were killed nine years later when the reconstructed bridge’s central span was being raised and fell into the river because of a problem with hoisting devices.
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Dec. 10 Is a National Day of Action
Updated On: Dec 10, 2012

Dec. 10, 2012 | As Congress continues to negotiate with President Obama for a budget deal preparations are being made for a National Day of Action against cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Hundreds of events are planned nationwide today - International Human Rights Day (see Today in Labor History at top right of this page). Jump over to TeamsterNation to learn more and get linked to an event near you. Meanwhile, check out the events scheduled in Baltimore and Washington, DC.


 
 
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