The request for a new rule came from National Nurses United; RNs have been prime victims of workplace violence.
"Work-related shootings are not uncommon; we in the media sector are gravely concerned about this issue and committed to helping build safe workplaces."
"Investors and companies have received benefits," Trumka said, "while workers have not, this has to change."
August 1, 1917: After organizing a strike against the Anaconda Copper Company, Frank Little was dragged by six masked men from his Butte, Mont., hotel room and hung from a railroad trestle.
On this day in 1966, civil rights activist James Meredith was shot while leading the March Against Fear from Memphis to Jackson.