History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – December 3rd
Textile strikers win 10-hour day, Fall River, Mass. – 1866 The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passes an ordinance setting
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Labor Movie Night
Well, Kinda. I’m gonna provide a copy of the movie, but you might want to find a better version. With
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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:
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Labor Speaks through Song – Solidarity Forever
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Today in Labor History – December 1st
W. A. “Tony” Boyle, future president of the United Mine Workers (UMW) was born on this date – 1904 The
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Labor Speaks – Mother Jones
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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 Movie Night – Battle in Seattle
There is both good and bad in this as far as the story going. But why not celebrate the re-birth
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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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Labor Speaks – Labor History Pt 2
We have a lot to be thankful for when we look back at the sacrifices others made to give us
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