Today in Labor History: December 24; “Movies that Motivate!”

Today in Labor History: December 242013.12.23—history-calumet-italian-hall-tragedy
Seventy-two copper miners’ children die in panic caused by a company stooge at Calumet, Mich., who shouted “fire” up the stairs into a crowded hall where the children had gathered. They were crushed against closed doors when they tried to flee – 1913
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2013.12.23—steward-update-v24-6-cover“Movies that Motivate!”
Coming in the new edition of Steward Update newsletter, on its way to nearly 2,000 subscribing unions this week:  Movies that Motivate.   There’s nothing like a good labor movie to get yourself energized, to use as a draw to get people to a union meeting—or both.  This cover article describes more than a dozen films to get the union juices flowing!   Other articles in the new edition include: New Ways to Welcome New Workers; Off-Duty Conduct Issues; What Makes a Good Steward, and a great summary of recent arbitration decisions.  For more info on Steward Update, click here.

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