"We stand on the shoulders of giants," Teamsters President James Hoffa said to hundreds of people at the induction ceremony, held at Teamsters headquarters.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, along with Victor Reuther, will be inducted into Labor's International Hall of Fame on May 17 in Washington, D.C.
Even in Memphis. That's how far down the chain of state and local governments the right wing war on workers has extended - and take it from one who knows, Alvin Turner.
The sanitation workers from Memphis, whose strike for union recognition and respect on the job led Dr. King to that Tennessee city 43 years ago were inducted into the Labor Hall of Fame in Washington.