A National Weather Service meteorologist has given Metro Detroit the number # 1 ranking in its "misery index." And I deliver mail on foot, house to house, six days a week. That probably explains why I talk to my shoes. I may be delirious.
This year organized labor joined with community, civil rights and other organizations and, together, they fashioned themselves into a new movement.
On Aug. 9, 1927, 10 school custodians met in Oakland, Calif., to form what was to become the 230,000-member California School Employees Association, representing school support staff throughout the state.
The revamp will meet the conditions of changing workplaces, extend labor's reach, and shift its emphasis within the federation to more inter-union and regional cooperation.
The long struggle by thousands of Avondale shipyard workers here to save their jobs appears to have been successful.
Youth, the unemployed, elected officials, educators, union leaders, and the business community were all represented at a public hearing.