Today in Labor History – November 27th


Happy Thanksgiving

1,200 workers sit down at Midland Steel, forcing recognition of the United Auto Workers, Detroit – 1936

The pro-labor musical revue, “Pins & Needles,” opens on Broadway with a cast of International Ladies Garment Workers Union members. The show ran on Friday and Saturday nights only, because of the casts’ regular jobs. It ran for 1,108 performances before closing – 1937

Facebook Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *