On This Day in 1695 In what could be considered the first workers’ compensation agreement in America, pirate Henry Morgan pledges his underlings 600 pieces of eight or six slaves to compensate for a lost arm or leg. Also part of the pirate’s code, reports Roger Newell: shares of the booty were equal regardless of race or sex, and shipboard decisions were made collectively. ~ D.C. Labor
General Membership Meetings: Feb. 6, 2022- Baltimore 10 a.m. Baltimore Union Hall Feb. 20, 2022- Salisbury 10 a.m. Salisbury Union Hall Please be present and on time. Bring a coworker! Masks are required at both meetings.