Today in Labor History – January 24th


Krueger Cream Ale, the first canned beer, goes on sale in Richmond, Va.  Pabst was the second brewer in the same year to sell beer in cans, which came with opening instructions and the suggestion: “cool before serving” – 1935

The United Auto Workers (UAW) organized their first aircraft local – 1937

Federal minimum wage increases to 75¢ an hour – 1952

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