Today in Labor History April 14, 2020

Labor History April 14th
John Steinbeck

More than 100 Mexican and Filipino farmworkers were arrested for union activities in Imperial Valley, California. Eight were convicted of “criminal syndicalism”. – 1930 John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath is published. It was the story of a family of Oklahoma sharecroppers who migrate to California looking for relief from the economic … Read more

Today in Labor History – April 14th

Labor History April 14th
John Steinbeck

More than 100 Mexican and Filipino farm workers were arrested for union activities in Imperial Valley, California. Eight were convicted of “criminal syndicalism”. – 1930 [click_to_tweet tweet=”John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath is published.” quote=”John Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath is published.”] It was the story of a family of Oklahoma sharecroppers who … Read more