Labor News

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Today in labor history: end of the "Vietnam era"

On May 7, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford formally declared an end to the "Vietnam era."

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Today in labor history: Chicano draft resistance

Muñoz decided - like thousands of other young people n the US - that if drafted, he would refuse to go fight in Vietnam. He was UCLA's first Chicano Student Body President, and started organizing in the Chicano community.