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June 24, 1971
Seventeen workers are killed as methane explodes in a water tunnel under construction in Sylmar, California. 
~ Labor Tribune

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The Year Workers Said ‘No’
Updated On: May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force. The year workers said "no" to what they viewed as low wages and poor conditions began last April when Americans walked off the job in an unorganized fashion to the tune of a record 4 million resignations — and it hasn't let up since."Listen, we can try to come up with a fancy answer on why are people resigning," Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh told Insider. "The bottom line is the pandemic really gave people time to think about where they are in their own personal life, where they are financially with their families and putting food on the table." A lot of these workers haven't really stopped working… Business Insider
 
 
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