On This Day in 1984
A die-cast operator in Jackson, Mich., is pinned by a hydraulic Unimate robot, dies five days later. Incident is the first documented case in the U.S. of a robot killing a human.
- Union Communication Services
US labour news headlines from LabourStart
• Paid parental leave: U.S. vs The World.
• White-collar worker makes the switch to driving a rig.
• How the labor movement did a 180 on immigration.
• 10 Reasons the Postal Service is not a failure.
• If they can do it in Vermont....
• New! Karaoke union songs now available on CD.
• Valentine's Day: Union members save on flowers and wine.