Today in Labor History: October 6
Thirty-two thousand machinists begin what is to be a successful 69-day strike against the Boeing Co. The eventual settlement brought improvements that averaged an estimated $19,200 in wages and benefits over four years and safeguards against job cutbacks – 1995
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Cool Labor Site: Teen Worker Safety
In 2012, 361 young Americans lost their lives on the job and thousands more were injured or made sick. Workers are never too young to learn about occupational safety and health. Visit this site to learn about the workplace hazards young people are apt to encounter and what resources are available to help them be safe. https://www.osha.gov/youngworkers/