Today in Labor History – September 17th
Seventy-five workers die in explosion at Allegheny Arsenal, Pittsburgh, Pa. – 1862 At a New York convention of theRead more.
Labor Speaks – Through Song
I’m not a big fan of Rap, but this is a great message for Unions. Short, sweet and by aRead more.
Today in Labor History – September 16th
More than 43,000 oil workers strike in 20 states, part of the post-war strike wave – 1945 A playerRead more.
Today in Labor History – September 15th
Some 5,000 female cotton workers in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., strike for a 10-hour day. The next day, male tradeRead more.
Labor Speaks – Ella Mae Wiggins
This is a two part video (because of Youtube restrictions when it was uploaded) I still find it amazing howRead more.
Today in Labor History – September 14th
The Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers union calls off an unsuccessful 3-month strike against U. S. SteelRead more.
Labor Speaks – The Attica Prison RiotRead more.
Today in Labor History – September 13th
The Post Office Department orders 25,000 railway mail clerks to shoot to kill any bandits attempting to rob the mailRead more.
Eugene Victor Debs
This is from the 2012 C-Span program, The Contenders. Yes, I know it’s an hour and a half but it’sRead more.
Today in Labor History – September 12th
Eugene V. Debs, labor leader and socialist, sentenced to 10 years for opposing World War I. While in jail DebsRead more.