Today in Labor History: Weekend Edition; Labor Video

2014.07.14—history-sc-hospital-strikeToday in Labor History: Weekend Edition
July 18—Hospital workers win 113-day union recognition strike in Charleston, S.C. – 1969
July 19—Women’s Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, N.Y.  Delegates adopt a Declaration of Women’s Rights and call for women’s suffrage – 1848
July 20—Two killed, 67 wounded in Minneapolis truckers’ strike—”Bloody Friday” – 1934
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Labor Video: McDonald’s “Help” Line2014.07.14—video-nancy
Meet Nancy.  She has two children and has worked full-time at McDonald’s for 10 years.  She earns $8.25 an hour and has never had a raise.  She can’t support her family on McDonald’s low pay, so Nancy called the help line… click here to watch the video.

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