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July 18, 1969
Hospital workers win 113-day union recognition strike in Charleston, S.C.  ~ Labor Tribune

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Updated: Jul. 18 (12:04)

AMFA-SCA Negotiations Update #14
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Teamsters Local 41 President - Joseph Monslow
Teamsters Local 41
2024 KC Labor Car & Motorcycle Show Event
Teamsters Local 41
Save the Date: 2024 Teamcare Family Health Fair Event
Teamsters Local 41
Sad News - Brother George Rodriguez has passed
IATSE Local B4
NLRB: Union Organizing, and Unions’ Election Win Rate, is Surging
Teamsters Local 355
 
     
The Origins of Juneteenth
Updated On: Jun 18, 2024
June 18, 2024 | HISTORY | This June on the 19th, many Americans will gather to celebrate Juneteenth, now the newest federal holiday in the United States. Though it’s been celebrated by Black Americans as early as in the mid-late 1800s, Juneteenth is a date that was long omitted from history books—and wasn’t designated as a federal holiday until 2021, after police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black people in the U.S. renewed a push for conversations on racial justice and the holiday’s enshrinement on a national level. “It recognizes liberation, it recognizes freedom. Some people will refer to it as Black Independence Day. It’s a day to celebrate the ending of an era of 246 years of enslavement that African Americans experienced in this country,”… time.com
 
 
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