The correct answer to April 2021 Trivia Challenge is
Q: In 1963, Local 79 conducted an organizing drive against Harris Paint in Tampa. A phrase was used "Birdie on the Roof". What did this phrase mean?
A. Cameras were mounted on the roof of the plant. They covered the employee parking lot and were used to monitor employees during shift changes to see who was talking to who and who was passing out literature.
B. Hired security guards were monitoring employees going to and from work to see who they might be talking to.
C. A supervisor was on the roof during shift changes watching to see if employees were stopping to talk to Union reps.
D. It was a janitor on the roof cleaning up after the pigeons.
April Trivia Challenge winners:
1st Place Winner (No Winner) $50 Gift Card
2nd Place Winner (No Winner) $25 Gift Card
Do you know the answer to the May Trivia Challenge?
Q: Top Tampa mobster is shot gunned to death in Tampa in June of 1950. Whoat is or was the significance to Local 79?
(Please remember: Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded)
A. Lumia was a Local 79 member at the time and held the position of Trustee on Local 79's Executive Board.
B. Local 79's President was a pail bearer at Lumia's funeral.
C. Local 79 opens up an organizing drive at Bay Oil Company (owned by Lumia) shortly after Lumia's murder.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above