Labor song for the week of April 14, 2014

Praise Boss

By Anne Feeney

FeeneyMaidAnne Feeney, the grandaughter of United Mine Workers organizer William Patrick Feeney (1876-1939), has worked as a waitress, a secretary, a clerk at the New York Stock Exchange, a lawyer and a local union president. She travels the U.S. to support embattled workers.

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