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June 26, 2017

On This Day in 1959

The 189-mile-long St. Lawrence Seaway opens, making the Great Lakes accessible to Atlantic shipping. Thousands of laborers toiled for decades to make it happen; indirectly and directly, the Seaway today supports 75,000 jobs in Canada and 150,000 in the U.S.

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US labour news headlines from LabourStart

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Updated On: Jun 09, 2017

  • Unions prep for life after ‘fair share’ fees.
  • Make America, America again.
  • OSHA quiet about enforcement under Trump.
  • Hoffa: A new, pro-worker NAFTA.
  • 21st century has fewer women in the U.S. workforce.
  • Unionist dies defending women against hate speech, attack.
  • Union warns against driverless trucks hauling hazardous material.
  • Under Trump, worker protections are viewed with new skepticism.
  • Why workers aren’t getting bigger paychecks despite sizzling jobs market.
  • Classic Monty Python...



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