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History of Organized Labor

We fought to define what Organized Labor stands for

We learned what it means to live with Organized Labor

Now we are experiencing what it is like to live without it

We can learn how to ingrain it back into our lives

Life itself is prayer.

May the prayers that we live throughout this year shape the lives that we live.

May the lives we live shape the prayers we say.

And, no matter where we find ourselves on our journey through life, may Organized Labor shape the new realm that you came to establish in and among us.

Baptize us with the same Spirit with which Organized Labor was baptized and empower us to be your emissaries in a broken world, longing for hope and healing.

In the name of Organized Labor, we ask. Amen.

Originally posted to Bill Wiltrack on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 06:11 AM PST.

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  •  Tip Jar (5+ / 0-)
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    musicalhair, jnhobbs, JBL55, Dirtandiron, DRo

    I believe in the inherent good of Organized Labor.

    by Bill Wiltrack on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 06:11:47 AM PST

  •  Here in Maine ... (1+ / 0-)
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    musicalhair

    ... it's been suggested that the new governor's daughter (for whom he created an assistant's job) join the state employees' union:

    I wish Ms. LePage, as well as her father, all the luck in the world with their administration, but as a member of the union, as well as a union steward, I would like to invite and strongly urge her to become a member of MSEA-SEIU, to join our union and not just pay her fair share so she has all the benefits entitled to her.

    Source.

    Nice summary of situation here.

    "The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another." ~ George Bancroft (1800-1891)

    by JBL55 on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 09:29:55 AM PST

  •  tipped and rec'ed because ... (0+ / 0-)

    there is no left or "liberal" or progressive or anything without an organized labor movement.

    "Pelosi was the only damn one of the entire lot who showed any ounce of leadership the last two years"-- The Dead Man

    by musicalhair on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 10:20:36 AM PST

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