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Today In Labor History August 28

  August 28: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom—the Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have A Dream” speech march—is held in Washington, D.C., with 250,000 participating. The AFL-CIO did not endorse the march, but several affiliated unions did … Continue reading

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Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Honoring 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

August 28, 2013   Fifty years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AFL-CIO Vice President A. Phillip Randolph, labor and civil rights activist Bayard Rustin, UAW President Walter Reuther and countless Americans marched for equality, jobs and freedom. That … Continue reading

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