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1981 Seattle labor murders
Source Michael Munk
Date 18/08/19/21:59

Robin Lindley writes in History News Network

"On June 1, 1981, a horrific crime shocked Seattle.

Union officers and activists Silme Domingo, 29, and Gene Viernes, 29, were assassinated in their labor hall for near Pioneer Square. Both of the young men were working to reform the Local 37 of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) and improve conditions for the Filipino cannery workers they represented."

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