History of the Working Class

 


Labor History December 2nd
Today in Labor History December 2nd
A Chicago “slugger”, paid $50 by labor unions for every scab he “discouraged”, described his job in an interview: “Oh,
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Labor History December 1st
Today in Labor History December 1st
“Tony” Boyle, future president of the United Mine Workers (UMW) was born on this date. He served as president from 1963
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Labor History November 30th
Today in Labor History November 30th
“Fighting Mary” Eliza McDowell was born on this date. In 1902, McDowell helped organize the first women’s local union of
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Labor History November 29th
Today in Labor History November 29th
Retail workers at Boston Stores in Milwaukee launched a strike at the beginning of the Christmas rush. The strike was
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