Today in Labor History June 4th

Labor History June 4th
Jimmy Hoffa shows up for trail

Massachusetts became the first state to establish a minimum wage. – 1912 The Zoot Suit riots began on this date in Los Angeles, with white soldiers attacking blacks and Hispanics. – 1943 The House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act. The legislation allowed the President of the United States to intervene in labor disputes. President … Read more