History of the Working Class

 


Labor History May 18th
Today in Labor History – May 18th
Karen Silkwood In what may have been baseball’s first labor strike, the Detroit Tigers refuse to play after team leader
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Labor History May 17th
Today in Labor History – May 17th
The first women’s anti-slavery conference was held on this date in Philadelphia. – 1838 Tom Mooney‘s scheduled date of execution
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Labor History May 16th
Today in Labor History – May 16th
1,600 woodworkers in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, went on strike at seven sash and door manufacturers for better pay and union recognition.
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Labor History May 15th
Today in Labor History – May 15th
Pope Leo XIII issued the revolutionary encyclical Rerum novarum in defense of workers and the right to organize. Forty years later to
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