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Labor Council Christmas Party, December 5th at Ronn Hall
Marquette County Labor Council,
December 5, 2013
Ronn Hall, Negaunee
Please RSVP to Kathy Carlson at 906/361-4240 or
Please bring canned goods for local food pantries
(November Meeting CANCELED)
Marquette Labor Council Officers Carolyn Hietamaki, RN and Kris Michaelson, RN won top labor leader honors at the Michigan Nurses Association’s awards banquet on October 4th at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, MI. The Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) is the largest, most effective union for RNs in Michigan. Organizing a union in your workplace is the first positive step in gaining a seat at every table where decisions are made that affect nurses, the patients they serve, and the nursing practice. Read more >>>
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 >>>
TV6 Coverage of the 23rd Labor Day Festival in Ishpeming
Photos from Labor Day 2012
A Labor Day 2012 Photo Album has been added in the Photo Albums section. If you have photos you are willing to share and would like to see on the website please let us know.
Thank You for Helping to Make this Labor Day the Best Yet!
Speeches from President Barack Obama as well as former President Bill Clinton were just 2 of the powerful speakers at the 2012 conference. Visiting Rep Benishek's "office" and the luck we had stopping Rep. Benishek on the sidewalk was the most memorable experience some of the UAW retirees in our contingent ever had. See the videos and read the highlights. Read more >>>
Photo Album: We ARE the People - Workers United Rally, Wed, April 13th
In excess of 1100 workers, students, seniors and their families representing the 15 counties of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan attended the We ARE the People Workers United Rally at the steps of the county courthouse in Marquette, Michigan.April 13th, 2011
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