Saturday, December 22, 2007

This Date in Arkansas Labor History

December 22, 1949. More than 600 coal miners from up and down the Arkansas River valley threw a picket ring around the Ozark Valley-Philpott Coal Co. strip mine, eight miles north of Ozark

December 22, 1958. Arkansas Supreme Court rules in Potts v. Hay that Act 30 of 1957, prohibiting employment of police officers who join a union, is unconstitutional under Amendment 34

December 22, 2006. United Auto Workers Local 1000 filed complaint with the National Labor Relations Board, accused Kohler Sink of Searcy of making non-negotiated changes to working conditions and negotiating in bad faith

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