Labor News

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Today in labor history: Martin Luther King Jr. awarded Nobel Peace Prize

On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Honor Dr. King and boycott Bissell products, workers say

JOLIET, Ill. - As a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., religious and labor leaders here announced a boycott of Bissell products after 70 workers were fired last year.