In Memoriam: Remembering our Fallen

George Haight George Haight, a gate keeper, was poisoned by an inmate March 27, 1893 at the Michigan State Penitentiary in Jackson. Haight ate tainted food prepared by inmate Robert Irving Latimer. Latimer served Haight, the captain, and other workers food poisoned with prussic acid. Latimer had special permission to both cook meals and purchase […]

MCO’s member engagement initiatives; sign up for military campaign here

ORIGINALLY POSTED JUNE 10, 2015 It’s no secret – times are changing and labor unions across the nation are facing a level of distrust not seen in decades. Union power is diminishing, and meanwhile, the middle class is evaporating. We talk about it at work, at union meetings, in our homes and at town hall […]

Get MCO clothes, hats and more at our online store!

Many members have been asking, “Where can I buy MCO gear?” The answer is, at our new online store! You can order T-shirts, polo shirts, hats and mugs with the MCO logo. It’s all online at All merchandise is made in the U.S. and will be shipped right to your door. Because the store […]