Untold Stories Labor History Series: A World in Turmoil: 1917-2017
Workers’ Memorial Event
Panelists explore workplace safety issues in advance of the national commemoration of Workers’ Memorial Day. Presenters include Phil Qualy, a railroad conductor and Director of the United Transportation Union Minnesota Legislative Board; John Sielaff, author of A Workplace Accident: John Anderson’s Fall from the High Bridge, recently published in Ramsey County Historical Society Magazine; and Mike Scully, an attorney from Sieben Carey, knowledgeable about workers’ compensation history and current changes and threats to the system.
About Untold Stories
In celebration of labor history month each May, the Untold Stories series presents programs and talks on both local and national labor history topics. Past programs in the series have featured historian Robin D.G. Kelley, singer Larry Long, author Cheri Register, and walking tours by local historian Dave Riehle. The series received the 2003 John Sessions Memorial Award from the American Library Association for service to the labor community.