Today in Labor History: December 24
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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“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.