LABORFEST: Labor Day Extended

Program for May 13, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Diana and Bob Suckiel: Diana is a Retired Union Plumber, Local 8; For 4 decades Bob was a railroad engineer, conductor, brakeman, switchman, laid tracks and Teamsters Union member. The couple have performed from the Barre Vermont Labor Hall to a Vancouver Folk Festival. Judy and Bill Clause: Judy is a retired teacher and member of a teacher’s union; Bill was with KKFI, is a labor activist and past member of the Kansas City Labor Council:A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and the coming of industrial unionism in spoken word and songs from 1868 to the present, featuring Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones, IWW, and the struggle for the dignity of work.  The group will also commemorate the 103th anniversary of the Murder of Joe Hill in Salt Lake City (executed, November 1915)

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