Today in Labor History

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March 6, 2012


Thousands of activists and artists in New York City come together to form the “The Longest Unemployment Line in the World,” stretching for three miles from Wall Street to Union Square.  They held pink slips for 14 minutes to represent the country’s 14 million unemployed workers – all of whom, if standing in a single line, would stretch unbroken around the continental United States, said one of the event’s organizers.


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