Attendees at Saturday rallies across the country to stand up for collective bargaining rights for public sector workers.
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated while supporting a sanitation workers' strike in Memphis.
2. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates owns the biggest stake in Republic/Allied Waste, a national waste disposal company.
3. Gates and Republic Services are doing the same thing to sanitation workers as the City of Memphis was doing to them in 1968.
Teamsters represent thousands of Republic/Allied Waste workers.
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther's King's Legacy by Challenging So-Called Right-to-Work Laws SEIU ...More than 50 years after Dr. King warned of being "fooled by false slogans" such as "right-to-work," working people are facing a string of coordinated, corporate-backed attacks -- including a push for so-called "right-to-work" laws...
Alvin Turner and Baxter Leach will return to Atlanta Monday for the first time since 1968, when they attended Dr. Martin Luther King's funeral.
Bill Gates could use a history lesson from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gates, who co-founded Microsoft, is now the majority shareholder of Republic/Allied Waste.