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We will keep you updated with information about our union members, our events and concerns, as well as political and other matters that impact the members of DC 47. This blog will feature your Brothers and Sisters, events that are sponsored by us and others that are of interest to our members. In addition, we will post general union related matters.

May Day Celebration in Clark Park

May Day Celebration in Clark Park

On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers in 13,000 businesses across the United States walked off their jobs in the first May Day celebration in history. In Chicago, the epicenter for the 8-hour day agitators, 40,000 went out on strike. In the late nineteenth...

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