Today in Labor History: November 2
President Reagan signs a bill designating a federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to be observed on the third Monday of January – 1983
(All Labor Has Dignity: People forget that Dr. King was every bit as committed to economic justice as he was to ending racial segregation. He fought throughout his life to connect the labor and civil rights movements, envisioning them as twin pillars for social reform.)
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Cool Labor Site: Workers’ Comp Hub
The Workers’ Comp Hub website provides basic information for workers with job-related injuries and illnesses, and also shares resources to advance pro-worker advocacy and action. The site is a joint project of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative and National Council for Occupational Safety and Health. http://workerscomphub.org/