This Week in NATCA/Labor History
Thursday, October 06, 2011
THIS WEEK IN NATCA / ATC HISTORY
October 1, 1981 — FAA reorganization: Agency operations are reduced from eleven regions to nine. Western and Pacific-Asia regions consolidate into a new Western-Pacific Region, with headquarters in Los Angeles. Rocky Mountain and Northwest regions consolidate into the Northwest Mountain Region, with headquarters in Seattle. The states of North and South Dakota are reassigned from Rocky Mountain to Great Lakes Region.
THIS WEEK IN LABOR HISTORY
1967: Folk singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie ("This Land is Your Land", "Union Maid" and hundreds of others) dies of Huntington's disease in New York at the age of 55.