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July 22, 2017

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.
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The National Labor Relations Board is Back at Full Throttle
Updated On: Nov 01, 2013
Nov. 1, 2013 | NLRB | On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate took the final measure to restore the NLRB to full strength with its approval of Richard F. Griffin Jr. as general counsel. Though Griffin's start date has yet to be determined, his instatement marks the last step in the board's resumption of its role as the principal agency of the federal government for settling labor management disputes in the private sector. Given Griffin's long history as a union lawyer, his confirmation also signifies a rare victory for organized labor on Capitol Hill. Continue reading at In These Times.


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