Today in Labor History May 20, 2020

The first American public school was established in Dorchester, Massachusetts. – 1639 The Railway Labor Act was enacted in the wake of strikes and federal seizures of the railroads. The law guaranteed collective bargaining rights to railroad workers. – 1926 9,000 rubber workers went on strike in Akron, Ohio. – 1933 Steelworkers at Jones and … Read more