Friday, December 2, 2011

Today in Labor History—December 2

The Last Moments of John Brown, by Thomas Hovenden (1840–1895)
December 2, 1859 – Abolitionist John Brown was hanged on this date in Charleston, Virginia for his leadership of a plot to incite slave rebellion. (From the Daily Bleed)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Corporation Preparing to Eat Its Workers (image from Flickr, ozmafan)
 December 2, 1995 – UAW members rejected an offer from Caterpillar, but their central bargaining committee ignored their vote and ended the strike. (From the Daily Bleed)

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