Tag Archives: Labor Day

Go Where the Current Takes Us

I didn’t imagine that I would be returning to the topic of rivers so soon, but family and friends and the calendar have combined to nudge my brain to the point where I can’t think of anything else to write … Continue reading

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My Encounters with Organized Labor

The first time I came face to face with the strength of organized labor was in the parking lot of Small Arms Manufacturing, a machine shop that made gun barrels near Pittsburgh. The night before, I had worked my first … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

Welcome to the least respected holiday on our calendar – Labor Day. A federal holiday since 1894, Labor Day is better known as the last holiday of summer, the serious start of school, and a great time to buy just … Continue reading

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