This Week in Labor History, vol. 3: Martin Luther King, Jr., the Mountaintop speech, and the Memphis Sanitation Strike

by Sean Lundergan, Fr. Boyle Fellow This week in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee. The night before he was killed, King delivered his famous “Mountaintop” speech, in support of the sanitation workers’ strike that had begun two...

A message from the Guild’s President and Executive Director, Dave Kowalski

“Those who do not heed the lessons of history are destined to repeat it.” In this case, it is the history of our fellow man and the recycling of our basic instincts. The entire world is experiencing a situation we hoped would never happen, especially in the era of...

This Week in Labor History, vol. 2: Susquehanna Depot

by Sean Lundergan, Fr. Boyle Fellow This week in 1874, workers at the Susquehanna Depot in Pennsylvania seized their employer’s equipment and facilities when their wages weren’t paid. The incident was a part of the escalation in labor disputes along America’s...

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The Guild Wraps Up 134th Term

by Sean Lundergan, Boyle Fellow The Labor Guild’s 134th term has come to an end. On Monday, November 4, the students who earned certificates were honored in a graduation ceremony at the Archdiocese’s Pastoral Center in Braintree. The graduation featured as keynote...

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