|Upper Peninsula Regional Labor Federation|
The premiere for “Boxed In,” a new television documentary about the Dark Store issue in Michigan, will be held Wednesday August 24, at 7 pm in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. The half-hour documentary will be shown along with a brief presentation from members of Marquette County Citizens for a Fair Share with a reception to follow. Read more >>>
AFL-CIO State Legislative Update
Battles Continue . . .
It has been quite a challenging year for workers and their unions with the changes made in Lansing. See the legislative update on http://miaflcio.org/legislative-update/
Good from Bad Water
Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>
AFL-CIO Now Blog -- Recent News Stories
Inspired by a Woody Guthrie song, 1913 Massacre tells the story of a Michigan town broken by greed. The film follows musician Arlo Guthrie to the town of Calumet, a once-thriving mining town on Michigan's Upper Peninsula still haunted by the tragic events that inspired Woody Guthrie's ballad, '1913 Massacre.' 1913 Massacre captures the last living witnesses of the 1913 tragedy, reconstructs Calumet's past from individual memories, family legends and songs, and traces the legacy of the tragedy to the present day, when the town --out of work, out of money, out of luck -- struggles to survive. Read more >>>
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