Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Working Families Can’t Afford Another Shutdown Style Crisis

  Last month, we saw Washington at its worst. Republican leaders including Rep. Latham, driven by the Tea Party, recklessly shut down our government and brought our nation to the brink of default. Ignoring voices of reason from working families … Continue reading

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Citizenship Fair

The Quad City Alliance for Immigrants & Refugees (QCAIR) will be holding a Citizenship Fair December 3rd at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 meeting hall, 4600 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The workshop … Continue reading

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Labor History

December 03 Textile strikers win 10-hour day, Fall River, MA. – 1866   The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passes an ordinance setting an 8-hour workday for all city employees – 1867   IWW union Brotherhood of Timber Workers organized … Continue reading

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