Today in Labor History: August 21
Slave revolt led by Nat Turner begins in Southampton County, Va. – 1831
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Labor News: Progress Reported in Verizon-CWA-IBEW Labor Talks, Key Issues Remain
“Progress continues to be made” in the Verizon-CWA-IBEW labor talks, reported Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director George H. Cohen on August 15 after three weeks of intensive negotiations. However, Cohen added, “a number of core issues remain to be resolved.” No details were being released as the talks continued. Click here for more information on how to subscribe to the UCS Labor News Service. It’s perfect for union communicators who need a few more good articles or pieces of art to fill out their newsletter, website, or other communication vehicles, or who are looking for a regular, timely, reliable selection of items with a national or a feature flair.
Labor Cartoon: Arbitration
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