Today in Labor History – May 18th
In what may have been baseball’s first labor strike, the Detroit Tigers refuse to play after team leader Ty CobbRead more.
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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 executionRead more.
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.Read more.
The Women of Labor
The Women of Labor 25 Women that helped build the Working Class Labor history is full of contributions fromRead more.
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 yearsRead more.
Today in Labor History – May 14th
“We Want Beer” marches were held throughout the United States. 15,000 unionized workers demonstrated in Detroit. Prohibition was repealed withinRead more.
Today in Labor History – May 13th
The Western Federation of Miners formed in Butte, Montana. They organized the hard rock miners of the Rocky Mountain statesRead more.
Today in Labor History – May 12th
Nearly 150,000 anthracite coal miners went on strike in Eastern Pennsylvania for higher wages, better working conditions, and recognition ofRead more.
Today in Labor History – May 11th
The Pullman Railroad Strike began in Chicago, Illinois. This was the largest industrial strike to date in the United States.Read more.