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April 28, 2016

On This Day in 1971:
Congress creates OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The AFL-CIO sets April 28 as “Workers Memorial Day” to honor the hundreds of thousands of workers killed and injured on the job every year.

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'Cesar Chavez' Showcases Power of Union Organizing, Immigrant Labor
Posted On: Apr 01, 2014
April 1, 2014 | LABOR HISTORY | The 1960s struggle of migrant farmworkers in California played out against many other political movements of the time. Long hours, brutal conditions and lower-than-minimum wages provided the impetus for the great grape strike and boycott, centered in Delano, Calif. The campaign, led by Chavez and Dolores Huerta, the co-founders of the National Farm Workers Association, lasted more than five years and involved hundreds of miles-long marches, nearly month-long hunger strikes and brutal police violence. Full story at alternet.org.









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Updated: Apr. 28 (17:01)

COBRA REQUESTS FOR STRIKING MEMBERS
Communications Workers of America Local 1120
REGIONAL BARGAINING REPORT #65
CWA Local 2222
Price Memorial Service - 4/19
NJLESA
Steward Training HUGE Success
IUE-CWA Local 301
MEMBERS SAY NO!
Teamsters Local 814
BECOMING A STEWARD: A WAY TO HELP YOURSELF AND OUR UNION
Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
 
     
 
 
Teamsters Local 355
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