WSIU Almanac 1.25.24
This is your WSIU Union Almanac for Thursday, January 25th brought to you by Liuna, the Laborers International Union of North America, the Laborers local 773 and by Ullico Insurance and Investments.
This week in labor history, a story from 1936 ...
In Allegany County, Maryland, workers with the Civilian Conservation Corps, a New Deal era public works program employing unmarried men aged 18-25, are snowbound at Fifteen Mile Creek Camp S-53 when they receive a distress call about a woman in labor who needs to get to a hospital. Twenty courageous CCC volunteers dig through miles of snow drifts until the woman is successfully able to be transported.
The LIUNA Local 773 Women’s Caucus represents and advocates on behalf of the common interests of working women throughout Local 773. We seek to increase positive representation of women in the workforce,
Construction workers are needed in many industries. If you or someone you know is interested in a career as a construction craft laborer with all the advantages of the Laborers’ Union, look for details on the website, www.local773.com
And as a reminder, Applications for apprenticeships are accepted online the first Tuesday of each month. And be sure to Follow Local 773 on Facebook to keep an eye out for upcoming events.