Today in Labor History – April 1st

Labor History April 1st
Baseball Fans Protest Lockout

On this day, many believe that Cincinnati became the first U.S. city to pay firefighters a regular salary. Others say no, it was Boston in 1678, exact date unknown. – 1853 The United Mine Workers of America won eight-hour day. – 1898 San Francisco laundry workers went on strike for wage increases and an eight-hour … Read more