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Haymarket Martyrs Monument Ceremony, Chicago (May 1)

by on May 19, 2011

1 p.m., May 1, 2011, Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois

2011 will mark the restoration and rededication of the Haymarket Martyrs’ Monument, the statue of liberty for workers around the world. As a symbol of international labor solidarity, come together to honor our history.

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LAWCHA Events at Shirtwaist Commemorations, March 25

by on May 19, 2011

The weekend of March 24-26, 2011 there will be a variety of activities sponsored
by dozens of organizations and unions to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, March 25, 1911, in which 146 young workers lost
their lives and which forever changed the relationship of American government to the
workplace.

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A Time to Defend Labor and the Public Sector

by on February 18, 2011

Thanks to the leadership that workers in Wisconsin and other states took in the Spring of 2011, Americans seized the opportunity to change the debate about the fiscal crisis in the states, its origins, and the way it was being used to attack the labor movement and to dismantle public services.

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