Monday, December 12, 2011

Today in Labor History—December 12

December 12, 1805 - William Lloyd Garrison was born on this date. Garrison was a leader in the abolition movement and published the Liberator, which had as its motto: "Our country is the world—our countrymen are mankind." (From Workday Minnesota)

December 12, 1973 – Women members of United Steelworkers of America (Local 1066) protested sex discrimination, in Gary, Indiana. (From the Daily Bleed)

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