Today in Labor History Mar. 5, 1770 British soldiers, quartered in the homes of colonists, took the jobs of working people when jobs were scarce. On this date, grievances of ropemakers against the soldiers led to a fight. Soldiers shot down Crispus Attucks, a black colonist, then others, in what became known as the Boston Massacre. Attucks is considered the first casualty in the American Revolution.
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Hoffa: President Biden Takes Correct Step in Firing NLRB General Counsel
Posted On: Jan 22, 2021
Jan. 21, 2021| NLRB | "The Teamsters were pleased to see President Joe Biden wasted little time in terminating the NLRB’s general counsel, an anti-union attorney who chose not to honor the traditional protocol of submitting his resignation to the incoming Biden administration. U.S. workers deserve to have an NLRB that will give them a fair shake. That’s why they voted for Joe Biden. Hardworking Americans want the opportunity to join together to negotiate for fair wages, safe workplaces and a secure retirement. Robb would have hampered that, just like he did during the Trump administration, so he had to go. It’s time for our nation to move forward.”… Continued here