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    Today in Labor History
    Feb. 26, 2004
    The UFCW and employers reached an agreement to end the nearly five-month-long grocery strike and lockout of 59,000 workers in Southern California. The strike was fueled by management’s demand to strip workers of their healthcare benefits. The new two-tier contract required employees to pay for healthcare benefits for the first time, included no raises, and paid new hires less and put them in a different healthcare plan.
    ~ Voices of Labor

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  • 1963 March on Washington Pushed for Economic Justice, Not Just Freedom
    Posted On: Feb 07, 2020
    Feb. 7, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | It’s safe to say that many people in this country believe the leaders of the civil rights movement were the conceivers, organizers and deliverers of the historic Aug. 28, 1963, March on Washington. But that is simply not true. The conceivers, organizers and deliverers were black labor union leaders — most notably A. Philip Randolph, head of the pioneering Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and its members. They revived a plan called the March on Washington Movement (MOWM), which had been developed by Randolph in the early 1940s to protest continued economic injustice and white supremacy in America. President John F. Kennedy, like his White House predecessors, had made little effort to deal with economic injustice and white supremacy, including that by the influential AFL-CIO federation of labor unions. Those moved to take action were black labor leaders… NY Daily News 
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