Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Today in Labor History—January 18

January 18, 1920 – N.Y. ruled that teachers could be fired for Communist Party membership. (From the Daily Bleed)

January 18,1943 -- Mary Kenney O'Sullivan died on this date. She was the first American Federation of Labor (AFL) woman organizer and a cofounder of the National Women’s Trade Union League (WTUL). (From the Daily Bleed)

Dead Kennedys Rendition of “Take This Job and Shove It”

January 18, 1978 - Johnny Paycheck's "Take This Job and Shove It" hit the top of the Billboard music charts. (From Workday Minnesota)

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