Saturday, September 13, 2014

Today in Labor History

September 13  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

The Post Office Department orders 25,000 railway mail clerks to shoot to kill any bandits attempting to rob the mail - 19262014.09.08history-attica
Eleven AFSCME-represented prison employees, 33 inmates die in four days of rioting at New York State’s Attica Prison and the retaking of the prison. The riot caused the nation to take a closer look at prison conditions, for inmates and their guards alike - 1971

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