History of the Working Class

Union Made and Union Printed shirts are HERE! Visit the Shop to support VOL


Labor History April 2nd
Today in Labor History – April 2nd
Bread riots occurred in Richmond, Virginia due to a drought the previous year combined with a blockade by the Union
Read more.
Labor History April 1st
Today in Labor History – April 1st
On this day, many believe that Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay firefighters a regular salary. Others say
Read more.
Labor History March 31st
Today in Labor History – March 31st
U.S. President Martin Van Buren issued an Executive Order, “finding that different rules prevail at different places as well in
Read more.
Labor History March 30th
Today in Labor History – March 30th
Chicago stockyard workers won an 8-hour day. – 1918 30,000 unemployed people marched in New York City. At the time,
Read more.
Labor History March 29th
Today in Labor History – March 29th
Ohio made it illegal for children under 18 and women to work more than 10 hours a day. – 1852
Read more.
Labor History March 28th
Today in Labor History – March 28th
Members of the Gas House Workers’ Union Local 18799 began what was to become a four-month recognition strike against the
Read more.

Support us on Patreon at patreon.com/voicesoflabor

Visit Us

 

Join our Mailing list!
Be the first to get information on new books, labor
news, Labor History shorts, and maybe a cat photo or two.
And for joining, I'll give you a little gift, a
Solidarity Forever Ringtone

You have successfully subscribed to our mail list.

Too many subscribe attempts for this email address.