Today in Labor History: March 9; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: March 92015.03.09—history-alaska-pipeline
Work begins on the $8 billion, 800-mile-long Alaska Oil pipeline connecting oil fields in northern Alaska to the sea port at Valdez. Tens of thousands of people worked on the pipeline, enduring long hours, cold temperatures and brutal conditions. At least 32 died on the job – 1974
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2015.03.09—website-natlex.iloCool Labor Site: NATLEX
NATLEX is a database of national labor and social legislation maintained by the International Labour Organization’s International Labour Standards Department. The ILO is an agency of the United Nations. http://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/