Electrocuted at Age 22

By: Thursday May 1, 2008 10:30 am

Every day, most of us go to work and then come home. Next day: Rinse, repeat.

But some U.S. workers go to work and never come home.

In April 2005, Donald Wilcher Smith was one of them. The 22-year-old central Texas man was electrocuted at the Sanderson Farms processing plant.

This week, his father, Donald Coit Smith, described what it’s like to lose his son.

I do not possess the capacity to adequately describe the horror that possesses my soul from my son’s death.


Going Global, Dirty Tricks at Labor Dept.

By: Thursday December 13, 2007 10:30 am

It’s been a busier week than usual for us in the labor movement, making it impossible to spotlight any one event. So here are highlights.

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