Wednesday, September 5, 2007

This Date in Arkansas Labor History

September 5, 1952. Sheetmetal Workers Local 249 stops work at the Pine Bluff Arsenal Nerve Gas plant until contract and job safety issues are resolved.

September 5, 1974. IAFF Local 34 Little Rock firefighters and their families begin informational picketing at City Hall to protest inaction of City Manager Carleton McMullin on their requests for cost-of-living adjustments.

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