Thursday, September 6, 2007

This Date in Arkansas Labor History

September 6, 1961. Local 1282, Pool Arrangement, International Hod Carriers, Building and Common Laborers' Union of America, AFL-CIO, becomes signatory to contract for Titan Missile Project in Arkansas.

September 6, 1972. Searcy Mayor Leslie Carmichael cancels meeting and refuses to meet with Bob Allison, Local 1282 of the Laborers Union and bargaining agent for Searcy sanitation employees seeking medical benefits.

September 6, 2002. Rockline Industries fires David Keenan, organizing committee member in United Food and Commercial Workers Union effort to organize Springdale plant, for bringing a tape recorder to work.

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