On the day before the inauguration of the first African-American President, it seems particularly appropriate this year to recognize the accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Last year, I discussed whether employers in the state gave employees the day off and the celebrations that surround the day.  You can read about it here

John Phillips has some particularly appropriate words on what would have been Dr. King’s 80th Birthday.   And the Wage Law blog recaps the tragic end to Dr. King’s life in Memphis.