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WSIU Almanac 6.22.23

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Kevin Boucher

This week in labor history in 1948 – The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the right of unions to publish statements urging members to vote for a specific congressional candidate, ruling that such advocacy is not a violation of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act.

Training Sessions for asbestos, asphalt, concrete, hoisting and rigging workers begin on July 10th in Marion. More information available at https://www.illaborers.org/. Also, a reminder that Tuesday, July 4th all union and training facilities will be closed

The Laborers’ Local 773 reminds you that #LIUNA #apprenticeship is a smart career move. Their state-of-the-art training gives members a solid hiring advantage over the competition. The benefits are real & so is this once-in-a-generation employment opportunity in #construction. Start here: https://bit.ly/3qBucUS
Applications for apprenticeships are accepted online the first Tuesday of each month.

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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.