Today in Labor History – January 31st

Labor History January 31st

Ida M Fuller 12,000 pecan shellers in San Antonio, Texas, walked off their jobs at 400 factories in what would become a three-month strike against wage cuts. The pecan-shelling industry was among the lowest paid in the country; workers made between $2-$3 a week. – 1938 [bctt tweet=”Ida M. Fuller was the first retiree to receive … Read more