Today in Labor History: July 1; Labor Quiz

Today in Labor History: July 12013.07.01—history-steel-strike
Homestead, Pa., steel strike.  Seven strikers and three Pinkertons killed as Andrew Carnegie hires armed thugs to protect strikebreakers – 1892
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Labor Quiz: OSHA
This Week’s Quiz:  Who was president when the Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed?  Click here and you could be next week’s winner of a labor music CD!
Last Week’s Quiz:  What is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States?  Answer: The biggest job growth in the U.S. between now and 2020 will be among personal & home health care aides, says the Labor Department.  About 1.9 million people worked in those jobs in 2010; it’s expected to increase to 3.2 million by 2020.  Congrats to Tracy Smith of Public Employees Local 71, Anchorage, AK, this week’s quiz (and labor music CD) winner!

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