Today in Labor History – January 4th
Angered by increasing farm foreclosures, members of Iowa’s Farmers Holiday Association threaten to lynch banking representatives and law officials whoRead more.
Labor Speaks through Song – A Working Class Hero
A quick look at YouTube shows dozens of versions of this John Lennon Classic. It may have been covered asRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 3rd
The ship Thetis arrives in Hawaii with 175 Chinese field workers bound to serve for five years at $3 perRead more.
Labor Speaks through Song – The Sago Mine DisasterRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 2nd
A conference of 23 industrial unionists met in Chicago and issued a manifesto calling for an industrial Union Congress to be heldRead more.
Powell’s Book Store is Here
Ok, it took a little while, but you can now show your support for Voices of Labor by buying aRead more.
Labor Speaks – Michael Quill Debates in favor of Public Worker’s Right to StrikeRead more.
Labor Speaks – Woody Guthrie
I found this on another Blog I visit and thought it would fit in perfect at Voices of Labor. ThisRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 1st
Women weavers form union, Fall River, Mass – 1875 John L. Lewis is elected president of the United Mine Workers.Read more.
Happy New Year from Voices of Labor
OK, not quite Union related but if your going out tonight you will hear a bad version of this song.Read more.