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October 13, 2015

General Membership Meetings:
Nov. 1, 2015  - Baltimore
Nov. 8, 2015  - Salisbury

10:oo am. Please be present
and on time. Bring a coworker!

Today in Labor History
Oct. 13, 1985: More than 1,100 office workers strike Columbia University in New York City. The mostly female and minority workers win union recognition and pay increases.
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The Wealthy Aren't Job Creators, Middle Class Workers Are
Posted On: Jun 12, 2013
June 12, 2013 | JOBS & THE ECONOMY | On Thursday, entrepreneur and self-described one-percenter Nick Hanauer warned Congress that rich people like him aren't the engines of the economy. In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee, he explained why, in fact, middle-class workers are the economy's real job creators: "…As an entrepreneur and investor, I have started or helped start, dozens of businesses and initially hired lots of people. But if no one could have afforded to buy what we had to sell, my businesses would all have failed and all those jobs would have evaporated." Indeed. Read the full story here.
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