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2017 UAW Built Cars, Trucks and SUVs
The most popular post every year is the car list. Because it gets buried down in all the other post
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Today in Labor History – April 20th
10,000 demonstrators celebrated textile workers’ win of a 10-percent pay hike and grievance committees after a one-month strike in Lowell,
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Today in Labor History – April 19th
More than 6,000 furniture workers went on strike in Grand Rapids, Michigan, over hours, wages, working conditions, and the right
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Today in Labor History – April 18th
Clarence Darrow was born. Darrow was the lawyer who defended Eugene V. Debs and the Wobblies, as well as John
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Today in Labor History – April 17th
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a New York maximum hours law for bakery workers was unconstitutional under the Due
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Today in Labor History – April 16th
Jacob Coxey was born on this date in Massillon, Ohio. Coxey, a populist businessman, proposed ending the 1893 depression by
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