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AFL-CIO Strategic Corporate Research Training (Summer)

by on July 3, 2011

The AFL-CIO Center for Strategic Research and Cornell University sponsor an annual training on strategic corporate research. Held each June in Ithaca, the one-week course has served as a great door opener for students of all ages who are interested in working as strategic researchers in the labor movement.

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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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