Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-GabouryInterv520x382.jpg

Remembering "Hy Climber" Fred Gaboury

One day in 1953 Fred Gaboury invited me to come to work with him so I could witness first hand his skill in rigging a spar tree high in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. I eagerly accepted.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ilwu.jpg

Wildcat strikes called as West Coast port battle heats up

Hundreds of longshore workers marched on the port past security guards and then dumped grain after removing it from rail cars.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Olympia2.jpg

Cheesehead solidarity: 3,000 jam Wash. state capital

Roaring solidarity with Wisconsin workers, many in the crowd wore Green Bay Packer "cheesehead" foam hats, symbolizing how the "Cheddar Revolution" has spread nationwide from America's Dairyland.