Daily Archives: July 18, 2016

Rallies on Tuesday, July 19 – the 125th day of obstruction for Merrick Garland, longer than any Supreme Court nominee in U.S. histor

Grassley Supreme Court Obstruction Becomes Longest In American History On Tuesday, Iowa Rallies Planned 125 Days Tuesday Since President Obama Nominated Merrick Garland DES MOINES – The longest time a Supreme Court nominee’s nomination period has ever lasted was 125 … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 18 The Brotherhood of Telegraphers begins an unsuccessful 3-week strike against the Western Union Telegraph Co. – 1883 Some 35,000 Chicago stockyard workers strike – 1919 Hospital workers win 113-day union recognition strike in Charleston, S.C. – 1969 July … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor Quote: Richard Trumka

“There’s no evil that’s inflicted more pain and more suffering than racism – and it’s something that we in the Labor Movement have a special responsibility to challenge. It’s our special responsibility because we know, better than anyone else, how … Continue reading

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